“I was given the gift of life, and now I have to give it back. This is hard. But I was a blessed woman, who led a blessed existence, and for this I am grateful.” Rosalie Nadine Clark Alston, 66 passed away peacefully in her sleep June 19, 2016. A beloved daughter, sister, mother, grandmother, and friend of God, “Rose” was the eighth of nine children. Born in Madera, California Rose was a dedicated church mother at Praise by Nature Ministries, an adored mother to Darrel, Mario, and Janine and a loving foster mother to many. Her vast & fulfilling career included working for the Oakland Tribune, Lockheed Missiles & Space Company, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento County, & serving as founder of the Seven Stars Women Center, a non-profit for women. Dancing and singing to the Lord was how she spent her final days. All are welcomed for a visitation on July 1, 2016 (4-7 pm)at Morgan Jones Funeral Home (4200 Broadway, Sacramento) and to attend her Celebration of Life on July 2, 2016 (11am) at Christ Temple Apostolic Church 9000 La Riviera Dr, Sacramento.