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Althea, Ross
1954 - 2017
Althea Marie Ross,63,and Tuskegee, Alabama native Passed away September 1,2017 Althea was born in Tuskegee, Alabama to the Late Melvin Granvel Ross Sr. and the Late Juanita Bristow Ross. Althea attended the Tuskegee Institute School of Veterinary Medicine where she graduated with Honors in 1979 to then work in Veterinary private practice in Philledelphia, PA to which she worked several years until the she was then Federally Hired by the FDA to work in the USDA branch as an Inspection Supervisor of Poultry Products in Cornelia, GA. Althea then raised her first and only son and worked for 27 additional years until her disease forced her into an early retirement in 2010. Althea then continued fighting her disease of Multiple-Sclerosis for additional 7 years in Columbus, Ohio, until she succumb to the sickness in her sleep in 2017. Althea is survived by her brothers William Ross and Wife Felicia Ross Melvin Granvel Ross Sr. and Wife Betty Ross, her sister Juanita Ross,her nephews Michael, Markus, Malcolm, and Matthew, her niece Alicia, and her son Stephen. Althea lead long full life, that of Compassionate Love &Laughter, to which she brought Brilliance, Beauty, with a Vibrant Colorful Sheer sharp Wit. She will and shall be sincerely missed. Visitation will be Friday, September 15, 2017 from 10am to 11am at Newcomer Funeral Home 3047 E. Dublin Granville Rd. Memorial services will follow at 11am at the funeral home. Condolences may be shared with the family at www.NewcomerColumbus.com.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Sept. 14, 2017
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