Rose Ella Farris, age 80 of Davenport, Fla., formerly of Nebraska City died July 3, 2017, at her daughter’s home in Omaha.  
Rose was born July 30, 1936, in Plattsmouth, the daughter of Malvern William and Neva Cordelia (Lancaster) Read.  
She married Robert Edward Farris May 26, 1955, in Murray.  
Robert died Jan. 5, 2008.  
Rose and Robert formerly lived in Murray before moving to Nebraska City in 1959.  
Rose worked at Lincoln Telephone & Telegraph and Pendleton’s before moving to Florida and working at Disney.  
She was a member of the First Christian Churches (Disciples of Christ) in Nebraska City, Haines City, Fla., and Omaha.  
Rose was a Past Worthy Matron of Queen Esther Chapter No. 1, O.E.S. and a Past State Vice President of the Jaycee Jaynes.  
She was also Deacon Emeritus of the church in Haines City.  
She loved quilting, gardening, fishing and making beaded Christmas bells.  Rose was also an avid Husker football fan.
Survivors include her sons, Nile Farris and wife Mary and Larry Farris and wife Treva, all of Nebraska City; daughters, Dottie Corley and husband Stan of Oklahoma City, Okla., and Angela Moody and husband Dan of Omaha; 12 grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; brother, David Read and wife Sally of Davenport, Fla.; sisters, Eilene Brannon and husband Darvin of Springview; Ruth Hale and husband Jim of Nebraska City; many other relatives and friends.  
She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.
Funeral services were to be 10 a.m. Friday, July 7, 2017, at the First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Nebraska City.
Burial was to be in Wyuka Cemetery in Nebraska City.
Visitations were to be 1 to 8 p.m Thursday at Marshall Funeral Chapel in Nebraska City with the family greeting friends from 5 to 7 p.m.
An Eastern Star Service will be 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorials are suggested to the First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).
Online condolences may be expressed at  
Marshall Funeral Chapel of Nebraska City is in charge of arrangements.