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Lillie L. Rose

November 28, 1944 — December 24, 2021

On December 24th, 2021, Lillie Lurline Virginia (Gouker) Rose of Shawnee, Oklahoma passed away at the age of 77.  She was born in Shawnee, Oklahoma on November 28th, 1944 to Bill and Annie (Winkelman) Gouker.  Lillie attended Prague Public Schools.  While working as a waitress, Lillie met her best friend and love of her life, Lynn Rose, when he would come to change the music in the restaurant’s juke box.  They were married March 18th, 1970.  Lillie spent most of her life as a home maker, raising her family.
 
In her younger days, Lillie enjoyed bowling, traveling, and going to the casino. Her family was a big part of her life and she always loved having everyone over. Whether you were friend or kin, Lillie always made you feel welcomed.  When she wasn’t watching Hallmark movies or the Golden Girls, she was perched at her kitchen table, playing on her iPad.
 
Lillie was reunited in heaven with her husband Lynn Rose, sons Tommy Dee Smith and Danny Ray Smith, parents Bill and Annie Gouker, brothers Troy Gouker, Bill Gouker, Joe Paul Gouker, Kenneth Gouker and Roy “Shorty” Gouker; sister Phylis Anderson, and nieces Jessie Moore and Penny Factor.
 
Lillie will be lovingly remembered by her daughter Janet Gragg (Stuart), son Tony Rose (Sara), grandchildren Justin Abbott, Whitney Warren (Shade), Jackson Rose, Olivia Rose, Jaci Smith, Kadence Gragg, Jayden Gragg, Kermit Parsons (Jenny); great-grandchildren Trayce Abbott, Payslee Abbott, Salem Warren, Kross Warren, Brooklyn Parsons, Brody Parsons; brother Jerry “Dub” Gouker; sister Emma Wilson, and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
 
Friends and loved ones may pay their respects from 8am-6pm on Wednesday, December 29 at the funeral home.  A ceremony to celebrate Lillie's life will be held at 2pm Thursday, December 30, 2021, in the Chapel at Walker Funeral & Cremation Service in Shawnee. 

Memorial contributions in Lillie's name may be made to the Shriner's Hospitals For Children, donate.lovetotherescue.org, or by mail at:

Shriners Hospitals for Children
Attn: Processing Center
PO Box 947765
Atlanta, GA 30394

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Thursday, December 30, 2021

Starts at 2:00pm (Central time)

Walker Funeral & Cremation Service

201 E 45th St, Shawnee, OK 74804

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Thursday, December 30, 2021

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Calvary Cemetery

, Shawnee, OK 74804

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