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Rosemary Opal Haston, 92

Mrs. Rosemary Opal Haston, 92, of McMinnville died Friday June 25, at Ascension Saint Thomas River Park Hospital. 

She was born Dec. 17, 1928, in Bakersfield, CA, was formerly the owner and operator at Rosemary’s Café, a member of the Baptist faith, and enjoyed taking care of everyone and all animals, flowers, and sewing. Mrs. Haston was preceded in death by her parents, Phillip and Marcella Smith Manis, husband Edward Haston, sister Gerri, and brothers Vincent, Phil, and Gerald. 

Survivors include her children Marsha Webster, Jimmy (Judy) Haston, Diane (Tommy) Desnoyer, Jackie (Kay) Haston, and Barry (Tennille) Haston, grandchildren April Webster, Tracy Haston, Adelia Taylor, Phillip Haston, Kyle Thompson, Chad Haston, and Peyton Haston, great-grandchildren River, Lakelyn, Connie, Zachary, Conner, Casey, Lacey, Sybil, Keagan, Kade, Kolton, Annleigh, Brody, and Traeton, sisters Marlene Lepley and Claire Manis Maniaci, brother Richard Manis, and special friend Sharon Reynolds.

Funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday, June 28, at McMinnville Funeral Home Chapel. Bro. Jason Brown will officiate. Interment will follow at Gardens of Memory Cemetery. The Haston family will receive friends Monday from 9 a.m. until the service time at the parlors of McMinnville Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at

McMinnville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) June 27, 2021