Rosann Rawson

May 11, 1926 - March 9, 2008
Rosann Rawson

Rosann O’Neall “Ronnie” Rawson, 81, of Hendersonville, NC, died Sunday afternoon, March 9, 2008 at Pardee Memorial Hospital after a brief illness.

Born in Akron, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Donald and Elizabeth O’Neall, and wife of Frank Rawson, who died in 2005. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Ellen Nice of Oakland, CA.

She was a graduate of Ohio State University. She moved to Hendersonville 15 years ago and became an active member of Trinity Presbyterian Church. She was also involved in the community life in her neighborhood and was an avid bridge player.

She is survived by her loving family, two sons, Michael Rawson and wife, Connie de la Vega, of Oakland, CA, and Robert Rawson and wife, Sheila Keady Rawson, of Arlington, MA; and two grandsons, Casey de la Vega-Rawson and Cody Nice, both of Oakland, CA.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Trinity Presbyterian Church, 900 Blythe Street, Hendersonville, NC 28791.


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  • March 19, 2008
    Dave & Kelly Eppic says:
    Our sincere condolences to the family. We will miss Ronnie at our monthly neighborhood breakfasts!

  • March 19, 2008
    Leslie Jean Newell says:
    Ronnie was a neighbor of mine in CArriage Park. I was sorry to hear about her death. I will always remember her loving face and helpful nature. I know she will be missed by many people. But I also know that she is with God now, and no longer suffering.

  • March 15, 2008
    Emil and Doris Klimach says:
    Our prayers and thoughts are with the Rawson Family. Ronnie was a great lady, she will be missed.

  • March 14, 2008
    Dick and Bernice Wheeler says:
    Our love and sympathy to Ronnie's family.We have enjoyed Ronnie's friendship for 14 years and will miss her. She was a wonderful lady.

  • March 13, 2008
    Wilbur & BettyLou (Dicken) Boot says:
    We will miss meeting Ronnie at the Thomas Wolfe presentations and also her bright smile. She & Frank are now enjoying their continuing love in heaven. God Bless your family.