Mrs. Delorise E. Ross was called home to be with the Lord early Sunday morning March 8, 2020 at Alter Care Nursing Facility in Canal Winchester, Ohio. She passed away in her sleep. She was born on August 7, 1934 in Lorado, WV to Herman Ed Maynus, Sr. and Henretter Cunningham, but she was raised by her Paternal Grandmother Bertha Maynus. She later moved to Columbus, Ohio after she graduated from high school to be near her Mother, Aunt, and Maternal Grandmother. Mrs. Ross was a very active member of Bethany Baptist Church in Columbus, Ohio and New Jerusalem Baptist Church in Sandusky, Ohio. She was also a member of the Eastern Star, Rose of Sharon. She was a faithful and dedicated employee of The Ohio State University Hospital and Clinics for 25 years, until she retired. Mrs. Ross or DeeDee as she was affectionately called by her family was preceded in death by her Parents, Stepmother, Grandmothers, Aunt Easter Johnson, Uncle George Maynus, Brother, Rev. Nathaniel Maynus, and Sister, Barbara Mullins Peoples. Left to cherish her memories are her loving husband of 67 years, Lawrence C Ross: Daughters Deborah Ross Bosley (Akron OH), Sandra Ross Clark (Columbus OH) and her only Son, Michael C Ross of Atlanta GA: 4 Grandchildren Melynda Ross, Ivory & Ivan Burton, and Tameisha Ross-Daniels (Vance): 5 Great Grandchildren Donika Williams, Donovan Williams, William Ross, Ivory Burton Jr, and Tayvin Jones: 2 Great-Great Grandchildren Royal and Majesty Ross: Brothers Herman E Maynus Jr, Rudolph Williams, and Ernest Williams: Sisters Annette Shelton, and Marie Betton. Services will be held Friday March 13, 2020 at Bethany Baptist Church 959 Bulen Ave. Columbus, Ohio. The viewing will begin at 10:00 am and the funeral will begin at 11:00 am. Pastor Jonathan W. Bradford Jr., officiating. Burial to follow at Franklin Hills Cemetery in Lithopolis Ohio, then the family will return to the Church for the repass.
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