Rose Lee Mitchell died Saturday in her Buffalo home. She was 71.
Born Rose Lee Reid in Goose Creek, S.C., she attended school there and moved to Buffalo in the 1950s.
Her husband, Irvin, died in 2000.
Survivors include a brother, Elijah Reid, and a sister, Ada Thompson.
Services will be at noon Friday in Antioch Baptist Church, 1327 Fillmore Ave.