SPARTANBURG, SC-- Virginia Carolyn Ross Price, 89, of Spartanburg, passed away December 4, 2012. Formerly of Chesnee, she was the widow of James Wofford Price and the daughter of the late Ben Max Ross, Sr. and Exie Shields Ross. Mrs. Price was a graduate of Chesnee High School and Lander College. She retired as a Special Education Teacher with Cherokee County School Systems, was a member of Arrowwood Baptist Church where she attended The Golden Arrows, taught a Sunday School Class and sang in the choir. Mrs. Price enjoyed reading, working puzzles and cooking.
She is survived by her daughter, Patti Mitchell and her husband Jimmy of Woodruff; two sisters, Dorothy Cain of Chesnee and Patsy Hennessee of Spartanburg; one grandson, James Garrett Mitchell; and by several nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by one brother, Ben Max Ross, Jr. and two sisters, Edith Fowler and Mary Louise Garner.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to the staff of Eden Terrace and Spartanburg Regional Hospice House.
Graveside Services will be held on Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 11:00 am at Springhill Memorial Gardens with Chaplain Matthew Eddleman officiating. The family will receive friends immediately after the services. Burial will follow the services.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mobile Meals of Spartanburg, P.O. Box 461, Spartanburg, SC 29304.
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