Obituary

Wilma F. Ross

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XENIA Wilma F. Ross, age 77, of Xenia, passed away Monday, June 24, 2013. Wilma is survived by son Michael E. and wife, Emma Ross of Xenia; daughter Shanna L. and husband, James Ash of Beavercreek; two sisters, Phyllis and husband, Ardell Hennenburg of Columbus, OH, Janet and husband, Joe Cronin of Portsmouth, OH; four grandchildren, Dr. John W. and wife, Erin Ross of Danville, PA, Hanna L. and husband, Mike Minges of Springboro, OH, Michael R. Ross, Matthew W. Ross both of Beavercreek; and four great-grandchildren, Brenna, Ava, Lila, and Tessa Ross of Danville, PA. She was preceded in death by husband William E. Ross in 1999, parents, Ellis Ray and Elsie Nadine (Kinney) Whitt, and brother, Darrell L. Whitt. Wilma previously worked at the Williams Shoe Co. in Portsmouth, OH, and Chrysler Air Temp and Dayton Flexible in Dayton, OH. She was also a teacher's assistant at Tecumseh Elementary School in Xenia, and an accountant at the Berea, KY Days Inn. She was a member of Beavercreek Christian Church for several years. Wilma had a tender spot for children and dogs and had a passion for golf. She was a very giving and sweet natured person. For the past six years she was a resident of Legacy Assisted Living in Xenia, where she received wonderful care and companionship. Visitation will be held on Thursday, June 27, 2013 from 11:30-1:30pm followed by the funeral service at 1:30pm at Newcomer Funeral Home, 3380 Dayton-Xenia Rd., Beavercreek. Burial will follow at Byron Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Dayton in Wilma's memory. To leave a message of condolence, please visit www.NewcomerDayton.com.
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Newcomer Funeral Home & Crematory
3380 Dayton Xenia Road Beavercreek, OH 45432
937-429-4700
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