The Obituary for Mrs. Mary Frances Ross


Funeral service for Mary Ross, 70, of Opelika, AL, will be at 12:00 noon, Saturday, May 11, 2019, at Bethel No. 1 Missionary Baptist Church, 2324 Double Hill Road, Opelika, AL 36801 with interment in Auburn Memorial Park Cemetery, Reverend Kenneth Coleman, Pastor, Reverend Dr. George C. McCulloh, Officiating and Reverend J.D. Darden, Eulogist.

Mrs. Ross, who passed away Sunday, May 5, 2019 at the East Alabama Medical Center in Opelika, AL, was born December 25, 1948 in Lee County, Alabama.

 Public viewing will be Friday, May 10, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Mrs. Ross will lie in repose at the church one hour prior to the service.

Survivors include: husband, Jesse Ross of Opelika, AL; three children, Janice (Lamar) Finley of Auburn, AL, Michael Ross and Stephanie Ross (Randall Strickland); five grandchildren, Ebony Ross, Ashley Finley, Briana Finley, Destiny Ross and Lamarah Finley; two great-grandchildren, Ke’Amaunte Ross and Serenity Ross; two step-daughters, Tammy Ross of Dadeville, AL and Gloria Williams of Auburn, AL; three sisters, Mary Helen (Walter) Hughley, Doris (Joe) Hughley and Carolyn Diane Davis all of Opelika, AL; five brothers, Charlie (Beatrice) Davis, Larry (Gloria) Davis, Eddie B. Davis, Willie Davis all of Opelika, AL and James (Abbie) Davis of Union Springs, AL; special cousin, Charles Gibson of Austin, TX; three sisters-in-law, Linda Whitlow of Auburn, AL, Myrtis (Larry) Wilson of Salem, AL and Jacqueline (Melvin) Dowdell of Opelika, AL; three brothers-in-law, Willie (Mary) Ross, Robert (Clara) Ross and Jack Ross, Jr. all of Opelika, AL; devoted  family friends, Barry (Leigh) Whatley and family; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Harris Funeral Home of Opelika, AL. is directing.