- Category: Obituaries
- Published on 16 April 2014
- Written by Mount Vernon Optic-Herald
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A celebration of life service for Amos Ross, Jr., age 78, was Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at the Greater Hope Church of God in Christ in Mount Pleasant.
Mr. Ross was born October 26, 1935 in Mount Pleasant to Amos, Sr. and Arvester Brown Ross. He was a member of the St. Paul A.M.E. Church, Mount Pleasant and later attended Greater Hope COGIC in Mount Pleasant. He attended White Oak Elementary School in Titus County and graduated from Mount Vernon High School. He married Mattie Lena Justice on June 12, 1968. He was retired from Luminant Mining Co.
Mr. Ross died Thursday, April 10, 2014 in Mount Pleasant. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Camillia Sharice Ross, his parents, two brothers and two sisters.
He is survived by his wife of 45 years Mattie L. Ross of Mount Pleasant; three daughters and a son-in-law, Patricia D. Ross of Mount Pleasant, Martha and Milton Gholston of Killeen, Rosemary Fields of Pittsburg, and Samuel D. Fields of Mount Pleasant; twelve grandchildren, eight great grandchildren, a brother, Napoleon Ross of Brownwood, a sister, Rose Mary Rogers of Mount Pleasant, and a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins.