Rosemary Presha Fields was born July 25, 1955 to the late Eddie Presha and the late Victoria Mays in Cheriton, Virginia. She grew up in Palmetto, Florida.
Rosemary accepted Christ at an early age. “Noonie”, affectionately called by her family and friends, graduated from Manatee High School in the Class of 1973. She was employed by Manatee Memorial Hospital for quite a few years; the Colony on Longboat Key; and the Mariner’s Rehabilitation Center of Palmetto. Rosemary had a genuine love for children, her children, your children, the neighbors children, everybody’s children and this love brought her to be employed at Manatee Children’s Services and Grasshopper Academy of Bradenton.
She loved to cook and clean. Nobody went into her kitchen without her permission!
Rosemary was preceded in death by three brothers: Alphonso Presha, Willie James Mays, and Lawrence (L C) Presha; four sisters: Inez Haynes, Earnestine Hawkins, Ollie V. Johnson, and Altamease Mays.
She leaves to cherish her memories a loving son, Demetruis of Palmetto, Florida; a loving daughter, Tikisha of Atlanta, Georgia; five grandchildren: Dominique, Demetrius, Jr., T’Mya, Zaria, and Damiana; a sister, Betty Woodson of Palmetto, Florida; a brother, Henry Presha of Palmetto, Florida; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends.