N. June Ross

February 28, 1924 - August 16, 2010
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N. June Ross, 86 died at 12:40 p.m. Aug. 16th, 2010 at St. Rita’s Medical Center. She was born on Feb. 28, 1924, in Lima to Milton J. and Helen C. Laws Gray who preceded her in death. On July 3, 1942 she married C. Dale Ross, who proceeded in death on April 9, 2001.

Mrs. Ross retired as a Vehicle Administrator from Ford Lima Engine Plant. She was a member of Shawnee UMC.

Mrs. Ross was an active member in a number of different social and civic organizations and clubs. She was co-President of the Lima Engine Plant Salaried Retirees Club, Honorary President of the Retired Officers Association; she was Resident Representative on the Otterbein Cridersville Board of Directors and served on several Otterbein committees. She founded the Triple O group at SUMC and was active in the women’s ministry Gold Circle and established an award at the church for outstanding work within the SUMC Women’s Ministry. She was a 50 year member of The Order of Easter Star Trinity Chapter 16. Her greatest accomplishment was Author/Poet and at 80 she self published a book of her poems titled ‘Thousand Dreams to Go’. She has been published in different volumes of the National Library of Poetry and has won several awards for Outstanding Achievement in Poetry.

Survivors include her son Calvin Dale (Connie) Ross of Vacaville, CA, granddaughter Ciandra Devin Ross (Roy) Barber, Vacaville, CA and a great grandson Canyon Dale Barber, sister in law Bette Gray, Elida, OH, nephew Michael (Sandy) Gray, Elida, OH and nephew Steve (Patty) Gray, Lebanon, OH.

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Tangie Joe Ross and a brother M. Duane Gray.

Services will begin at 11 a.m. Thursday at Shawnee UMC. Pastor Bryan Bucher will officiate. Burial will be in Shawnee Cemetery.

Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville and one hour prior to services Thursday at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Rita’s Hospice.

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Visitation Information

Date: Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Time: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Inc.

Address:

311 West Main Street, Cridersville, OH, 45806

Date: Thursday, August 19, 2010

Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Shawnee United Methodist Church

Address:

2600 Zurmehly Rd, Lima, OH, 45806

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Service Information

Date: Thursday, August 19, 2010

Time: 11:00 am

Shawnee United Methodist Church

Address:

2600 Zurmehly Rd, Lima, OH, 45806

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Born: February 28, 1924
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