Obituary, Wednesday, November 29, 2023

Published 8:32 pm Tuesday, November 28, 2023

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Rose Marie Perdue

Rose Marie Perdue, a beloved mother and dedicated professional, passed away peacefully at her residence on Sunday, November 26, 2023, surrounded by both of her loving children. She was 69. Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, November 28, 2023, 2:00 p.m. at Skeen Funeral Home Chapel with Chaplain Cary Mauldin officiating and Skeen Funeral Home of Troy directing. A visitation will be held at the funeral home one-hour prior service time, 1:00 p.m. Burial will follow at Sandfield Cemetery with Skeen Funeral Home directing.

 Marie was born July 20, 1954, in Bullock County, Alabama, to the late Clennie Riley of Troy and Maureen Winslow of Goshen. Mrs. Perdue was preceded in death by a sister, Margie Carswell of Troy, in addition to her mother and father. She is survived by her husband, Bill Perdue of Banks; a son, Billy Carswell of Glenwood; a daughter, Shirley Little (Gregg) of Glenwood; a brother, Junior Riley of Goshen; three grandchildren: Blake Little (Christin) of Hueytown, Kevin Little of Glenwood and Charlsie Little of Auburn; five great-grandchildren; several nieces, and nephews.

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 Rose Marie Perdue, known for her vibrant personality and larger-than-life spirit, left an indelible mark on the hearts of all who were fortunate enough to know her. Rose Marie was not only a loving mother but also a skilled truck driver who found great joy in her work of 33 years. She dedicated herself to training newly hired drivers, sharing her knowledge and passion for the job. Her commitment and love for her work were evident to all who crossed her path throughout her career at Wiley Sanders Trucklines. Her laughter was contagious, and her ability to make others smile was unparalleled. Marie had an impressive and unforgettable personality that drew people to her. She had a special gift for connecting with others, and everyone who knew her was touched by her warmth and kindness.

 Rose Marie’s family and friends will forever remember the joy and love she brought into their lives. Her legacy is one of strength, laughter, and the ability to brighten even the darkest days. She had an uncanny knack for making people laugh, and her personality will live on in the hearts of all who were privileged to know her. The family would like to express their heartfelt gratitude to Hospice Compassus for their exceptional care during Marie’s final days. Their support was invaluable and deeply appreciated. Rose Marie Perdue will be deeply missed but never forgotten. May she rest in peace, surrounded by the love and laughter she so generously shared with the world.