A graveside funeral service will be held in the West Side District Cemetery in Taft, CA on Wednesday, February 25, 2009, at 2:00 p.m. for Rose “Rosie” Henson.

A graveside funeral service will be held in the West Side District Cemetery in Taft, CA on Wednesday, February 25, 2009, at 2:00 p.m. for Rose “Rosie” Henson.  Rose was born in Delano, CA and came to Taft at an early age.  She passed away on February 18, 2009 in Arroyo Grande, CA.  Rose and her husband, Charles, retired in 1985 and moved to Pismo Beach where she loved to go to the beach every day and watch the people and the ocean waves.  Rose was preceded in death by her mother, Lucille Myers; father, Clement Pearl; brother, John Pearl, and many aunts and uncles.  Rose leaves behind her husband of 53 years, Charles; and many friends she called family:  Robert and Catherine Myers and their family of Nipomo, CA; Ann Houchin and Rick and Sherry Scott of Taft, CA.  God bless all the staff at Arroyo Grande Care Center for all the love and care that they gave to Rose.  In lieu of flowers a donation in her name may be made to Hospice Partners of San Luis Obispo, the Heart Fund or to the Alzheimer's Association.  There are no visitation hours scheduled and the arrangements are under the direction of the Erickson & Brown Funeral Home.