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Submitted: 9/10/19 • Approved: 9/10/19 • Last Updated: 9/13/19 • R821940-G821940-S3
Aug 10, 1853 Thurso, Scotland
May 6, 1940
Son of Sandy Ross and Catherine Sinclair
Jun 27, 1861
Jul 29, 1946
Daughter of John Larkin Lingo and Rachel Susan Baker
ROSS, Florence (nee Lingo)
Florence, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Lingo, was born on June 27, 1861, in Macon county, Mo. She grew to womanhood in the community in which she was born. At the age of 17, she became a member of the High Hill church and remained a loyal and devout member until her death. Her friends and neighbors say she was a grand woman and such a good neighbor.
On March 14, 1890 she was united in marriage to John Ross. They settled on a farm in the High Hill neighborhood, where they were blessed with a family of six children, one having preceded them in death.
Mr. Ross passed away six years ago and since that time Mrs. Ross had made her home with her daughters. She passed away at the home of her daughter Mrs. H. S. Du Bose of Wichita Falls, Texas, July 29, 1946 at the age of 85 years, 1 month and 3 days.
She leaves to mourn her passing, three sons and two daughters, Alex and Logan Ross of Lafayette, Colo., Hez Ross of Bucklin, Mo., Mrs. C. O. Dillard of Kansas City, Mo., and Mrs. H. S. Du Bose of Wichita Falls, Texas. She also leaves one sister, Mrs. Linnie Brooks of Kansas City, Mo., and one brother Alex Lingo of New Cambria, Mo., 16 grandchildren four great grandchildren and other relatives and many friends who will miss her smile and kind words.
Funeral services were conducted at the High Hill church at 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 1, 1946 by Rev. Owens of Pleasant Hill, Mo. She was laid to rest beside her husband in the nearby cemetery under the direction of the Larson Funeral Service.
The Bucklin Herald August 8, 1946
Photo donated by Larry and Susan Olson
Contributed on 9/10/19
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