Rosetta Wash was born to Cary Wash and the late Willie Lee Wash on January 15, 1962 in Stone County, Wiggins, Mississippi. She went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, October 1, 2016.Rosetta attended Stone High School in Wiggins, Mississippi and graduated in 1980. She was a 1984 graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi with a degree in Broadcast Journalism. Rosetta received her Master’s degree from the University of Oklahoma in Human Relations.Rosetta was also a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and served honorably in the United States Air Force, Air Force Reserve and Air National Guarad. She was employed by the United States Department of Defense, Defense Health Agency, Washington, DC.Rosetta leaves to cherish fond memories: her son, Royal Vaughn Yearns of the home; her step son, Tehran Yearns of Oakland, California; her mother, Cary Wash of Wiggins, Mississippi; a grandson, Jeremiah Balmer; One sister, Mary Palmer of Wiggins, Mississippi and an aunt, Pinkey Carden of Wiggins, Mississippi. She was predeceased by a brother, Kelvin Dale Wash. Additionally, she leaves to cherish fond memories nieces, nephews, family, and many friends.A memorial service will be held on Saturday, October 8, 2016 at 11 am at the Clements Funeral Home, 148 N. Churton Street, Hillsborough, NC with Rev. Marvin Jones, Sr., officiating.