Jeanette Ross

Published 6:00 am Tuesday, February 15, 2005

Services for Jeanette Ross, of Hammond, La., are 11 a.m.Wednesday, Feb. 16 at Macedonia Baptist Church with burial in thechurch cemetery. Brookhaven Funeral Home is in charge ofarrangements.

Visitation is Wednesday from 10-11 a.m. at the church.

Mrs. Ross, 75, died Feb. 12, 2005, at her residence. She wasborn in Brookhaven on June 15, 1929, to Cecil Smith and GladysDelaughter Smith Diamond of Hammond.

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She was a homemaker. She was a member of First Baptist Church inBrooksville, Fla., and a former member of Macedonia Baptist Church.Mrs. Ross was a member of the Eastern Star and served as GrandMartha in 1992 and 1993.

Preceding her in death were her father; her son, Cecil BrucePalmer; her brother, Donald Smith; and her husband, Verne C.Ross.

Survivors are her mother; her daughter, Beverly Palmer Coplin,of Hammond; her son, Oscar “Buddy” Palmer, of Springhill, Fla.; sixgrandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.