ST. LOUIS - Barbara Deniece Bird Rossi, 48, formerly of Kewanee and New Madrid, died Jan. 9, 2008, at St. Louis due to complications from lifelong diabetes.
Born May 7, 1959, in Sikeston, to Dorothy Bird Ramos of St. Louis and the late Robert E. Bird Sr., she was a homemaker.
On Aug. 1, 1990, at St. Louis, she married Charles L. Rossi, who survives of the home.
In addition to her mother and husband, survivors include: one son, William Robert "Robbi" Bird Rossi of St. Louis; two brothers, Robert E. Bird Jr. of New Madrid and William Barton Bird of Farmington; two sisters, Mrs. Billy W. (Jalonda) Harris of Matthews and Mrs. Owen D. (Regina) Pursley of Fenton; and one grandson, Chase Patrick Rossi of St. Louis
No services were conducted.
Cremation was through Kutis Funeral Home in St. Louis.
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Memorial contributions may be made to:
American Diabetes Association P.O. Box 11454 Alexandria, VA 22312
St. Jude Children's Research Center 332 N. Lauderdale Memphis, TN 38105
a charity of the donor's choice