Faye Dail Ross

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  • "WE were so shocked and sad to hear of Faye's passing and we..."
    - John and Sallie Ross
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FAYETTEVILLE - Mrs. Faye Dail Ross, 82, passed away peacefully in her home in Fayetteville, on Monday, July 21, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband, Allen D. Ross. She is survived by her four children, Allen D. Ross Jr. of Raleigh, David F. Ross of Morehead City, Cindy Ross Pope and husband David (Mack) of Franklin, Tenn., and Mark J. Ross and wife Kiki of Gainesville, Va.; as well as her brothers, John Dail Jr. and wife Elizabeth of Edenton, and Robert Dail and wife Mary Louise (Neese) of Fayetteville; and her sister, Mina Ruth Miller of Kinston. She was also preceded in death by her sister, Julia Marie Harris of Richmond, Va.; and her brother, C. Frank Dail. Mrs. Ross is also survived by her brother Frank's wife, Phoebe Dail of Greenville. She is also survived by cherished grandchildren, Elizabeth Pope Goodwin and husband John Goodwin, Katherine Pope of Tennessee, and Kathleen, Allen, Sarah, and John Ross of Virginia, as well as many other loving family members and friends. Mrs. Ross was born in Wheat Swamp, in Lenoir County. She met Allen while attending Atlantic Christian College (Barton College). They were married in 1953 and moved to Tarboro. In 1972, they moved to Murfreesboro, Tenn. and then moved back to North Carolina in 1985, and settled in Fayetteville where she became very active in her church, the local bowling league, and many bridge clubs. She was a life master Bridge player. Many will always remember her for the warmth and joy she brought, not only in the wonderful food she served, but in her wonderful and loving spirit. A funeral service will be held Friday, July 25, 2014, at 2 p.m., in Trinity United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Sarah Smith Pitts officiating. Burial will follow in Lafayette Memorial Park West. The family will receive friends from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Friday in the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church 6974 Raeford Road, Fayetteville, NC 28304. Arrangements are by Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home. Sign the guest book at Kinston.com.
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Published in Free Press on July 25, 2014