Rose Marie Dunson


Rose Marie Dunson was born July 14, 1930, in Columbus, Ohio. She went home to be with the Lord on Friday, December 10, 2021.

She is preceded in death by her parents; Manuel and Laura Ingram, husband of 57 years, Olas Dunson, brothers; Rudolph, Irven and Norman, sister; Imogene.

Rose was a woman full of pride and dignity. Rose accepted Christ at an early age. She was a Disciple at Macedonia Baptist Church, where she was a faithful member. Rose sang in the choir when she was a member at Gay Street Baptist Church.

Rose retired from the State of Ohio. She also worked for Columbus City Schools as a Teacher Aide. Rose was loved and respected by her neighbors and blessed many people along the way.  Rose loved to cook and bake. She was  known for baking cookies as well for her pound cakes. Rose loved arts and crafts plus she loved to sew.

Left to cherish her memories are sons; Eric J. Dunson and Gregory O. Dunson, sisters; Lois Ann Foster and Wanda Ingram, brother-in-law; Perry Dunson, grandson; Gregory D. Dunson Sr., great-grand children; Emperial, and son Malakius, Kennedy and Kamryn Cowans, Amya Rose Dunson, Gregory D. Dunson Jr. And a host of nieces and nephews.







Visitation 10:00 AM and Funeral Service 11:00 AM Friday, December 17, 2021 at Macedonia Baptist Church , 492 Oakwood Ave.

Interment at Green Lawn Cemetery.

Ministry of Comfort entrusted to MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE EAST, 5456 E. Livingston Ave. To read the complete obituary, order flowers, view video tribute and offer condolences to the DUNSON Family, visit

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Condolence Messages

  1. Clarissa Y Stevens

    Greg and Eric,

    I wish to express my sincerest condolences to you and your family in the loss of your BEAUTIFUL mother.
    God bless you.


  2. Dunson Family,.
    May the Lord bless and comfort this family during this time of grief and provide strength and peace to get you through the days ahead. Sending my love to the entire family and my most condolence on the lost of your mother Rose.
    Darlene Chatman

  3. Eric and Greg,
    My Sincere Condolences Uplifting You in Prayer

    Felton & Onda Foster

  4. Our heartfelt condolences to you and your family on the passing of your Mom,, Aunt Rose. May our prayers ease you through this difficult time. May fond memories of your Mom,, Aunt Rose brings you comfort. Love from Myra Porter & Family

  5. June McDaniel Milfort

    We share in your loss, but knowing God has her wrapped so tightly in his arms offers comfort. We love and pray for you.

  6. Michael & Jeanne Williams

    Greg and family,

    We are deeply saddened over the loss of your mother and regret not being there for her Homegoing. She was a stronghold for all of you and an influence for so many. Be encouraged in your memory of her and continue to shine a light on others as she has done. Blessings to you all!

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