Rosemary Washam

Margaret Rosemary Washam, 78, of Arab died Sunday, May 29, 2022, at her residence.

Mrs. Washam was born Dec. 25, 1943, a very special Christmas present to her parents, Ronald Dunn and Alverene Culpepper Dunn. She was married to Wayne Washam for 48 years.

She was a gracious lady and faced all challenges in life, with strength, courage, and grace.

She was a life-long resident of Arab, a former Miss Arab, and a faithful member of Arab First United Methodist Church. She served faithfully as secretary for the Arab City School System for over 25 years.  Upon retirement she spent her time enjoying her family. She was a beloved wife, mother, daughter, sister, and friend.

She is survived by her husband: Wayne Washam; children: Alan Washam (Deena) and Jeff Washam (Nicki); and grandchildren: Madison Washam and Morgan Washam.

She was preceded in death by siblings, Billy Dunn, Ted “Sonny” Dunn, Jerry Wayne Dunn, Annette Dunn, and Yvonne Dunn.

Visitation will be 10 a.m. today, June 2, 2022, at Arab First United Methodist Church followed by the funeral at 11 a.m. with Nicky James officiating. Burial will follow at Arab Memorial Cemetery with Arab Heritage Memorial Chapel directing.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Arab First United Methodist Church Building Fund.

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