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ETHEL G. ROSS
TOM BEAN - Funeral services for Ethel G. Ross, 93-year-old resident
of the Whitesboro Nursing Home, were held Wednesday, January 27, 1999 at
Earnheart Funeral Chapel in Tom Bean, Texas. Ethel had been a resident
of the nursing home for seven years and died January 24, 1999. The
Reverend Thomas Beall, retired minister of Pottsboro and Reverend Tim Clayton,
pastor of East Sherman Baptist Church officiated with burial at Pilot Grove
Mrs. Ross was born November 27, 1905, in Van Alstyne, Texas, the
daughter of Rufus and Lula B. McMillin. She married Louis Ralph Ross,
December 15, 1923, at Pilot Grove in the home of Reverend J. A. Henderson.
He preceded her in death on January 30, 1978. She was a housewife
and a member of East Sherman Baptist Church where she taught Sunday school.
She was a loving Christian mother and a friend to everyone. She will
be dearly missed by everyone. They resided at 1121 S. Willow in Sherman,
Texas for many years.
Survivors include two sons, Clifton G. Ross and his wife, Mary, of
San Angelo, Texas and Ralph W. Ross and his wife, Sue, of Whitesboro, Texas;
one sister, Hazel Bourland and husband, James of Tom Bean, Texas; one brother,
Eugene McMillin of Tom Bean, Texas. She had one brother, Earnest
McMillin and three sisters, Minnie St. John, Irene Tate and Earlene Hardin,
who preceded her in death; five grandchildren: Mark Ross, grandson and
his wife, Linda, of Jackson, Tennessee, Diane McCoy, granddaughter and
her husband, Harvey, of San Antonio, Texas, Robin Ross, granddaughter of
Waco, Texas, Kimberly Ann Ewers, granddaughter and her husband, Randy,
of Sherman, Texas and Pamela Renee McCord, granddaughter and her husband,
Mike of Mabank, Texas; five great-grandchildren, Logan Ross of Jackson,
Tennessee, Matthew and Jordan McCoy of San Antonio, Texas, Ashley Ewers
and Christopher Holt of Sherman, Texas; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers were nephews, Jerry Tate, Douglas Walker, Gary McMillin,
Leon Copeland, Billy Joe Hardin and Ronnie Bourland.
Memorials may be made to east Sherman Baptist Church Building Fund.