February 9, 1931 - November 20, 2021
Rosa N. Nesbit, born on February 9, 1931, passed away peacefully at the Beacon House (Hospice) in Greensboro, NC, on Saturday, November 20, 2021. Preceded in death by her husband, Jean T. Nesbit, and two brothers, Dr. Fagg B. Nowlan and Jack E. Neelley. Rosa is survived by a brother Charles G. Neelley of Story, Wyoming and a step-son Thomas H. Nesbit of Dothan, Alabama. She has three nephews and four nieces. Rosa was a member of Pleasant Garden United Methodist Church where she participated in the Ladies’ afternoon Circle. She was also a part of The Ladies’ Auxiliary of the Oriental Shrine Club. Her professional life included several years at the Guilford County Tax Department, First Citizens Savings and Loan, and as a nurse at Pleasant Garden Clinic for her brother, Dr. Nowlan. Her love for family was the hallmark of her life as was witnessed when she became a full time caregiver for her mother, Annie Jo Neelley, and later her father, Ralph G. Neelley. She also became a caregiver for her father-in-law, Joseph G. Nesbit. Rosa extended her love to family and friends through her excellent cooking skills. She was “family-famous” for her Pound Cake. She spent hours teaching her nephews her baking techniques. Those nephews have continued a friendly rivalry to determine who can duplicate “Rosa’s pound Cake”. The verdict is still out. She will Lie in Repose, with No Family present, Friday, November 26, from 2:00-4:00 at Forbis & Dick Funeral Service located in Pleasant Garden. A private grave-side service will take place on Saturday, November 27. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Pleasant Garden United Methodist Church,4834 Pleasant Garden Road, Pleasant Garden, NC 27313. Pleasant Garden Chapel is serving the family.
Rosa N. Nesbit, born on February 9, 1931, passed away peacefully at the Beacon House (Hospice) in Greensboro, NC, on Saturday, November 20, 2021. Preceded in death by her husband, Jean T. Nesbit, and two brothers, Dr. Fagg B. Nowlan and Jack... View Obituary & Service Information
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