Mrs. Rose Marie Hughes Galloway, 79, a resident of Oceans Springs, MS, passed away on November 14, 2022, from natural causes. She was born on June 14, 1943, in New Orleans, Louisiana, to Otis Pedro Hughes and Vera Ressie Green. Her stepmother, Beatrice Porter, also assisted in her upbringing and was an important part of her life. Rose was no ordinary woman; she was known for her witty sense of humor and kind heart. Rose didn't mind being the life of the party, and her favorite quotes were "Bite Me!" and "Ta Ta Baby." Rose could also throw it down in the kitchen, preparing some of the best southern cooking on the Gulf Coast, including her delectable Gumbo. Rose was unquestionably exceptional and one of a kind. She will live on in memory forever.
At the age of 14, Rose Marie Hughes met the love of her life Mr. Calvin "Popeye" Cary Galloway, Sr. of Ocean Springs, MS while they attended E.H. Keys High School. Rose was supposed to tell Popeye another girl liked him, but of course Rose liked him too. She told Popeye what the girl said, but she also told him about her own feelings. The rest is history. On September 5, 1960, Popeye and Rose were married and remained married for 61 years, and they made a beautiful family and home. Rose was preceded in death by the most wise, spiritual, and awe-inspiring husband and father, Calvin Cary "Popeye" Galloway, Sr., son (the baby of the bunch), Mr. Tito Lamont Galloway, her parents Otis Hughes and Vera Green, sister Catherine Chisholm, and brother William Muse.
Rose is survived by her daughters: Veronica Huddleston (Tydus) of Douglasville, GA, Tania Galloway of Madison, AL, and Tara Walker (Jerry) of Gautier, MS. sons: Calvin Galloway Jr. (Sandra) of Gautier, MS, Terrence Galloway Sr. (Tosha) of Colorado Springs, CO, Robin Galloway, Tracy Galloway (Rose), Theron Galloway all of Ocean Springs, MS, and Tarone Galloway (Chantil) of Columbia, SC.
17 Grandchildren: Adrian Betts of Atlanta, GA, Adia Betts of Atlanta, GA, Lawonda Evans (Dartenian) of Ocean Springs, MS, Calvin Galloway III (Fallon) of Harvey, LA, Thaddaeus Galloway (Shevahn) of Ft. Walton Beach, FL, Sabrina Galloway of Madison, AL, Jasmine Galloway of Madison, AL, Terrence Galloway Jr. (Camia) of Colorado Springs, CO, Tiara Mariscal (Christopher) of Colorado Springs, CO, Tyanna Zeno (Branden) of Germany, Crystal Crawford (Lety) of Killeen, TX, West Jenkins of Fayetteville, TN, Josiah Jenkins of Fayetteville, TN, Emmanuel Galloway of Columbia, SC, Jada Clark (Michael) of Hattiesburg, MS, Jared Walker of Ocean Springs, MS, and Vanessa Cooper (Joshua) of Phoenix, AZ.
18 Great-grandchildren: Chanz Betts, Soleil Betts, Talise Betts, Myarae Sellers, Kiara Galloway, Ladericka Galloway, Landon Evans, Londyn Evans, Calvin Galloway IV, Carrington Galloway, Stefan Galloway, Terrence Galloway III, Jayden Galloway, De’Vashjay Scott, Tidus Mariscal, Matthias Mariscal, Micah Clark, and Melanie Clark.
1 Great-great-grandchild: Quiava Galloway.
As well as a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and other relatives and friends.
Mrs. Rose Galloway, who shared 64 years with her lifelong love Mr. Calvin Galloway, is now reunited with him in the Lord's heavenly home, where they will be joined in everlasting love.
Mamma and Daddy, may you rest in peace. ♥
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, November 19, 2022, at Macedonia Baptist Church, at 2:00 pm. Visitation will start at 1:00 pm.
Infinity Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Mrs. Rose Galloway. For inquiries, please call 228-436-6722.
Saturday, November 19, 2022
1:00 - 2:00pm (Central time)
Saturday, November 19, 2022
Starts at 2:00pm (Central time)