Mrs. Rosie Anna Thomas Markham was born in Lincoln County, Mississippi, August 20 1899. She was the daughter of the late Mr. & Mrs Alex Thomas.
She became a member of Zion Chapel AME Church at an early age.
In 1922, she was married to Mr. Samuel D. Markham - to this union three children were born, one son, and two daughters.
She departed this life on Saturday, - February 5, 1966 at 1:30 AM at the King's Daughters Hospital. She leaves to mourn her passing - a husband, two daughters, one son, six brothers, four sisters, eight grandchildren, and a host of relatives and friends.