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ERNESTINE ROSS(1920 - 2012)

ERNESTINE ROSS October 6, 1920 - November 9, 2012 Ernestine Ross, 92, died Friday, November 9, at Lassen House surrounded by her loving family. She was born October 6, 1920 to Harvey and Delia Voss at Leola, Arkansas. She was the oldest of seven children. She married Leonard Ross in 1940 and shared 68 years of marriage until his passing in 2008. She relished her role as a homemaker always busy creating, crocheting, sewing and making quilts. She was an amazing cook, baker, canner and gardener. For many years she sang in the church choir at the First Southern Baptist Church where she and her husband were two of the charter members. She also volunteered at the Tehama County Gleaners. She is survived by her four sons; Bill of Weed, E.C. (Paula), Jim (Terry), Randy (Debbie) all of Red Bluff, 10 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, and 3 great great grandchildren, also her brother Jack (Ellen) of Leola, Arkansas and numerous nieces and nephews. A graveside service will be held November 19, 2012, at 11:00 A.M. at Oak Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the First Southern Baptist Church in Ernestine's honor. Reception to follow at the First Southern Baptist Church on Kimball Road.

Published in Daily News on Nov. 15, 2012
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