Roselyn Grubbs Busby

Roselyn Grubbs Busby, 62, of Monticello, passed away on August 26, 2020 at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock.

She was born on November 28, 1957 in Monticello to the late Kelley D. Grubbs and Rose Curry Grubbs.

Roselyn had many loves in her lifetime, including the Southeast Arkansas Foster Grandparent Program, traveling with her friends, her family, and spending time with her six grandchildren. Most of all, she loved being part of a large family, including her husband, Bill Busby, to whom she was married for more than 40 years.

Roselyn is survived by her husband, Bill Busby, of Monticello; her children, Kelli Busby Chandler (husband Colin) of The Woodlands, Texas, and William Busby (wife Katelyn) of Monticello; her brother, Nathaniel Grubbs (wife Traci) of Monticello; six grandchildren, Rory Chandler, Rose Chandler, Elizabeth Jane Chandler, Georgia Chandler, Henry Busby, and Clara Busby, as well as beloved brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, and nephews who very much adored their “RoRo.”

During her lifetime, Roselyn was a proud member of the First Baptist Church of Monticello. She leaves behind a legacy of love, laughter, a zest for life, and a long list of treasured friends that will forever be touched by her unselfish and kind heart.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Roselyn’s memory to the Madeline Grubbs Scholarship Fund, c/o UCA Foundation, Inc., UCA Box 4986, Conway, AR 72035, and the Jeff Busby Memorial Scholarship, c/o UAM Foundation Fund, PO Box 3520, Monticello, AR 71656.

A funeral service will be Sunday, August 30, at 4 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Monticello.

Arrangements by Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home of Monticello.