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Roselyn D. Derby

Roselyn D. Derby, 23, of 2nd St. NE, CarrolltonRoselyn D. Derby, 23, of 2nd St. NE, Carrollton, died Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2010, in her home after a courageous battle with cancer.

Born April 24, 1987, in Canton, OH, she was the daughter of Linda (Michael) Moreland of Carrollton and C. Dale Derby of Nebraska.

Roselyn was a 2009 graduate of Ohio Northern University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing. She was an employee of the Stark Ambulatory Surgery Center in Canton.

She was a member of the Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority Alumni, the Carroll County Veterans Club Auxiliary, ten-year member of the All American Kids 4-H Club and a Carroll County 4-H advisor.

Roselyn is survived by her mother and step father, Linda (Mike) Moreland of the home; her father, C. Dale Derby of Nebraska; a step-brother, Michael Moreland of Carrollton; grandfathers, Bill Cather of Tennessee and Harold Moreland of Carrollton; six aunts, Connie (Ed) Trushel of Carrollton, Vicki (Scott) Search of Salineville, Nancy (Jim) Burton of Salem, Michelle (Dale) Howell of Carrollton, Kay (Denzil) Fluharty of Nevada, Barb (Dave) Pantzer of Canton; two uncles, Kenneth Jenkins of Augusta and Ed (Theresa) Jenkins of Kensington; a very special friend, Jesse Jones, many cousins and her loving faithful companion Doxy.

Roselyn was preceded in death by her brother, Heath, in 1994; her grandfather, Bob Jenkins, and grandmothers, Vivian Cather, Gwen Moreland and Doris (Derby) Lightner.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Sweeney-Dodds Funeral Home in Carrollton with Lance Power officiating. Burial will follow in Augusta cemetery.

Visitation will be Friday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Roselyn's memory to the Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Institute, PO Box 931571, Cleveland, OH 44193-1655.

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