Evelyn Ross

Published 6:00 am Friday, November 16, 2007

Services for Evelyn Ross are 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, at BriarHill Baptist Church with burial in Floral Hills Cemetery inPearl.

Visitation will be from 5 until 7 p.m. Friday at Wright &Ferguson Funeral Home on High Street in Jackson, and will resume at10 a.m. Saturday at the church.

Mrs. Ross, 89, died Nov. 15, 2007, at Hospice Ministries where shehad been only a few days. She was born in Lincoln County (Norfield)to Howard and Maud Price, the oldest of nine girls.

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Mrs. Ross graduated from Brookhaven High School and Copiah-LincolnJunior College. She worked for the Farmers Home Administration andlater Soil Conservation Service, from which she retired. She was amember of Briar Hill Baptist Church for over 35 years. She was acharter member of the Brandon DAR, where she remained active. Shemarried her husband, John Ross, in 1954.

Survivors are her sisters, Helen Nix, of Brookhaven, Jane Nutt, ofMadison, Jean Wright, of Weston, Texas, Grace Parnell, ofHendersonville, Tenn., Margaret Price, of Jackson and Martha Price,of Jackson; and numerous nieces and nephews.