Rosa was born in Banner Elk, North Carolina to the late Dolphus and Lena Holden Harmon. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond C. Jung; a son, Joseph Jung; three brothers, Roy Harmon, J.R. Harmon and Leroy Dolphus; and a sister, Sada Townsend.
Rosa was a loving mother and was a member of St. Elizabeth Catholic Church. She was a homemaker and enjoyed flower gardening, cooking, canning and country music.
Those left to cherish her memories include two daughters, Janice Copeland and husband Mike, of Riverside, CA and Theresa Watkins and husband Randy, of Elizabethton,TN; four sons, John Jung, of the home, Thomas Jung, of Elizabethton, James Jung, also of Elizabethton and Kennis Jung, of Murfreesboro, TN; seven grandchildren, Michael Copeland, of GA, Tracy Reed, of OR, Tara Christiansen, of NC, Tiffany Watkins, of Elizabethton, Brandon Jung, of Johnson City, Kelsey Jung, also of Johnson City and Ray Jung, of Columbia, TN. Several great grandchildren also survive.
A service to celebrate the life of Rosa Mae Jung will be conducted at 7:00 PM on Thursday, April 4, 2019 in the Chapel of Peace at Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton with Father Dennis Kress, officiating. The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM in the funeral home chapel, prior to the service on Thursday or at the residence at other times.
The graveside service will be conducted at 11:00 AM on Friday, April 5, 2019 at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be selected from family, friends and church members. Honorary pallbearers will be Randy Watkins, Brandon Jung and Dolan Smith. Those wishing to attend the service are asked to meet at Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton at 10:15 AM on Friday to go in procession.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to Amedysis Hospice, especially Becca and Debbie.
Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers, may make donations to American Cancer Society, 861 Weisgarber Road, Knoxville, TN 37909.
Online condolences may be shared with the family on our website www.tetrickfuneralhome.com . Mrs. Jung and her family are in the care of Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton. Office 423-542-2232, service information line, 423-543-4917