Betty Jean Ross
March 4, 1933 to June 10, 2018
Betty Jean Ross, 85, of Morganton died Sunday, June 10, 2018. Born in McDowell County, NC on March 4, 1933, she was the daughter of the late John Morgan and Althea Elizabeth Gillespie Morgan. Betty was a long-standing member of Burkemont Baptist Church, and she enjoyed gardening and travelling.
Mrs. Ross is survived by her husband, Frank Ross, Sr. of the home; sons, Jamie and Frank “Joey” Ross, Jr., both of Morganton; daughters, Tammy Gill and Shelia Ross and husband, D.C., all of Morganton; grandchildren, Shanti, Wesley, Kamilia, Hunter, and Preslie; great-grandchildren, Jesina and Jai; and a brother, Harley Morgan of Marion, NC.
In addition to her parents, Betty was preceded in death by 3 brothers, Donald, Calvin, and Harold Morgan.
The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m., Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at Burkemont Baptist Church. The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. in the church with Revs. Burl Sain and Eddy Bunton officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Burkemont Baptist Church, 4668 Burkemont Road, Morganton, NC 28655.
Sossoman Funeral Home and Crematory Center is assisting the family with the arrangements.
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