Dovie A. Rose, a former Henryetta resident died July 28, 2019. She was born in Henryetta Jan. 23, 1950 to Oscar F. Pitman and Zeola Mae (Napier) Pitman Lowe. She was raised in Henryetta with her siblings Eunice Pitman, Richard Oliver, Edna Denny, Groves Francis Mulvehill, Rejoyce Taylor, Patrick Pitman, Michael Pitman and Melissa Stokes.
On January 31, 1969 Dovie married the love of her life, Lloyd Neal Rose. Dovie graduated from OSU Tech in Okmulgee and began an accounting career as a bookkeeper in the oil industry ending as the corporate controller for one of the top five coal companies in the U.S.
Dovie is survived by her husband of 50 years, Lloyd; son, Joe Martin, Tulsa, and daughter, Kamita (Rose) Scraper,Tulsa; grandchildren: Miles Martin, Tanner (Martin) Lester, Dakota Martin, Chase Scraper, and Caleb Scraper; great-grandchildren: McKenna, Carlee, MacKenzie and Connor; as well as many surviving aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins located all over from California, Wisconsin, Texas, Arkansas, and Oklahoma.
A private memorial of Dovie’s life will be held Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019 at 12 p.m. at a family member’s home. Friends and family who do not know the details are invited to please reach out to family members for details.