2018-04-26 / Obituaries

Irene Rost

Irene Rost, 81, of Giddings, Texas, passed away on Monday, April 23, 2018 at her home in Giddings, Texas with her friends by her side.

Irene was born on November 10, 1936 in Fulton, Mississippi to Alvin A. Powell and Hazel B. (Upton) Powell. She moved to Giddings with her first husband Earl Sumpter Steele. Earl passed away on July 20, 1989. Irene then married Edgar Charles Rost on September 21, 1992 at Martin Luther Lutheran Church in Giddings.

Irene enjoyed collecting and selling antiques, taking care of her pets, and spending time with her friends.

Irene was preceded in death by her parents, Alvin Powell and Hazel Cockrell; three husbands, Richard Elton Lucas, Earl Sumpter Steele and Edgar Charles Rost; son, Bobby Jo Lucas and one sister, Bobbie Christian.

Irene’s friends will have a private interment at a later date.

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