ROSS, Gertrude E., 83, of Brilliant, Ohio, passed away Friday, November 15, 2013 at the Country Club Manor Nursing Home in Steubenville, Ohio.
She was born January 30, 1930 in Hebron, WV, a daughter of the late Russell and Edith (Cline) Smith.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Harry R. Ross on August 2, 1991; a sister, Betty L. Wiley; a brother, Junior Smith; and a great-grandson, Corey Casey.
Surviving are four daughters, Dixie (Rob) Casey of Brilliant, Ruth (J.R.) Jarvis of Wintersville, Ohio, Cindy L. Ross of Toronto, Ohio and Tina M. (Michael) McCain of Brilliant; two sisters, Lucille (Russell) Lough of St. Mary's, WV and Thelma (Paul) Everhart of Canton, Ohio; seven grandchildren, Randy Casey, Michael Casey, Renee Vandeborne, Sherry Werkin, Rachel Guy, Chelsey McCain and Michael McCain; six great-grandchildren, Jordan Casey, Jade Casey, Austin Vandeborne, Kacie Vandeborne, Alyssa Lamantia and Brandon Werkin; and two great- great-grandchildren, Carmyn and Jayden Lamantia.
Private services will be held at the Wheeler Funeral Home, 712 Third St., Brilliant with interment to follow at Brush Run Cemetery in Hebron, WV.
Memorial contributions may be directed in Gertrude's memory to Charity Hospice, Inc., P.O. Box 2483, Wintersville, Ohio 43953 or online at http://www.charityhospice. org/.
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