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Elsie Irene Ross Obituary
Elsie Irene Ross

Memphis, TN

Elsie Irene Ross, 94, of Memphis, TN passed away Monday, April 17, 2017. She was born February 28, 1923 in Ennis, TX to Fannie and Albert Sledge.

Elsie was a dedicated and long-time member of the Church of Christ at White Station.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Malcolm E. Ross, sons Jimmie L. Martin and Michael D. Ross, two grandchildren Tammy Martin Atkins and John Matthew Pirtle and ten siblings.

She leaves behind two daughters Judy Bekavac of Memphis, Deana Goad (Fred) of Brentwood, TN, two sons Johnnie Martin (Joan) of Lexington, SC, Stephen E. Ross (Faye) of Henryetta, OK; granddaughter and caregiver, Alyn Pirtle; grandchildren Joey Jernigan, Jason Ross, Deana Haley, Sheri Hotz, John and Tommy Martin and Marcie and Cassie Ross; and many loved great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, April 19 from 5:00 - 7:00 pm at Memphis Funeral Home on Poplar Avenue. The service will be held at 2:00 pm at Memphis Funeral Home Thursday, April 20 with Internment in Memorial Park Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Church of Christ at White Station, 1106 Colonial Road, Memphis, TN 38117, for the benefit of the Coffee House & Exercise program, or to a charity important to you in Elsie's honor and name.
Published in The Commercial Appeal on Apr. 19, 2017
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