Fern F. Ross
Fern F. Ross, 75, died Wednesday, Nov. 6, of natural causes at her home.
She was born Feb. 16, 1944, in Ezel, Kentucky.
On May 13, 1961, she married Wilbur Ross in West Liberty, Kentucky. He died in 2013.
Survivors include two daughters, Sheila (Richard) Stilley and Vicki (Rich) Vanover, both of Goshen; nine grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; a brother, Jackie Sexton, Morehead, Kentucky; and two step-sisters, Maudie (Omer) Lawson, Dayton, Ohio, and Virginia Arrowood, Cozahome, Arkansas.
Along with her husband, Fern was preceded in death by her mother, Edna (Manning) Sexton; father, Audna "Jack" Sexton; two daughters, Anita Blankenship and Becky Ross; three brothers, Ray and Jim McGuire and Kenneth Sexton; and a sister, Mildred "Millie" McMurtry.
Mrs. Ross attended Word of Truth, Milford, and Goshen Pentecostal House of Prayer. She demonstrated her faith by her acts of kindness to others. She touched many lives of family, friends and co-workers. To know her was to love her. Fern retired from the RV industry and enjoyed spending time with family and watching World Wrestling Entertainment, Family Feud and Wheel of Fortune. Her favorite hobby was volunteering in the concessions at Goshen Little League.
Visitation will be from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, at Yoder-Culp Funeral Home, Goshen, and one hour prior to the 11:30 a.m. funeral service Sunday, Nov. 17, also at the funeral home. Pastor Mike Kelley and Pastor Bill Lamb will officiate.
Burial will follow in Elkhart Prairie Cemetery, Goshen.
Memorial gifts may be directed to the Center for Hospice Care, Elkhart.
Online condolences may be shared at www.yoderculpfuneralhome.com.
Published on November 12, 2019


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