Rose Nell Brandt
Rose Smith Brandt, 82, of Prosperity died Monday, October 10, 2016 at her residence. Born on January 23, 1934 in Greenwood, she was the daughter of the late L. B. and Lila Smith. Mrs. Brandt was an active member of St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, participating in the Essie Hawkins Circle of the Women of the ELCA, and formerly serving in the choir and on the Congregational Council.
Rose was always supportive of her husband and his ministries, and throughout her life served as a caregiver to others. She felt especially blessed by her family, treasuring the time she shared with all of them.
She is survived by her husband of 60 years, the Rev. Henry N. Brandt; sons, H. Paul Brandt (Caroline) and Tim D. Brandt (Robin) all of Prosperity; daughter, Carol Brandt of Saluda; grandchildren, Paula Hammett (Ben), Hannah Thacker (Kait), David Brandt, Alex Brandt (Sam), and Emma Brandt; great-grandchildren, Anna Brandt, Gayle Hammett, and Henry Brandt; brother, Bruce Smith (Winona) of Saluda; and sisters and brother-in-law, Dorothy Brandt, Sarah Wyatt (Jim), and George Brandt, all of Walhalla.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, October 12, 2016 from 5:30 until 7:30 PM at Whitaker Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Thursday, October 13, 2016 at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, Prosperity, conducted by Pastor Jason Schafer, Bishop Herman R. Yoos, and Vicar Cassie McIntosh.
Memorials may be made to St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 4056 St. Luke’s Church Rd, Prosperity, SC 29127.