The funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, March 30, 2013 at Jackson Grove Baptist Church, Cobb, Georgia.
Deacon Anderson Ross was born March 15, 1932 in Lee County Georgia to the late John and Della Jackson Ross. He was educated in the public school system of Lee County. He was preceded in death by seven siblings, Camilia Ross, Mandy Mae Harvey, John Ross, Jr., Eddie Ross, Sr., Della Ross, Jr., Lucy Felton, and Ida Ross.
He accepted Jesus Christ as his personal Savior at an early age and joined Jackson Grove Baptist Church under the leadership of the late Reverend Dock Champion. He has faithfully served on the Deacon Board Ministry for some forty years.
He met and married his one and only love Maple Robinson Nelson Ross on April 13, 1952 and to this union they were blessed with nine children. One daughter, Daisy Mae Ross, preceded him in death.
Deacon Ross was employed with various companies. He was employed with the Bailey Farm, the Nelson Farm, Desoto Peanut Gin and Cordele Sacko Lumber Company. He enjoyed fishing and he began his own fishing bate farm. He was known as the bate man from far and near. Deacon Ross loved his family and his church. He praised God daily for the both of them.
He leaves a legacy of golden memories to this beloved family which includes his eight children and their spouses, Earnest Nelson, Desoto, Georgia, Mary Morns (Evans), Americus, Georgia, Lucille Holley (Curtis, Sr.) Belleglade, Florida, Rosie Vance (Bobby, Sr.) Desoto, Georgia, Andrew Ross, Alexander, Virginia, Patricia Crawford (Duane, Sr.) Desoto, Georgia, Shirley Walton (Lee Sr.), Americus, Georgia, Curtis Ross, Alamo, Georgia; twelve grandchildren, NiKesha George (Christopher), Americus, Georgia, Curtis Holley, Jr., Latoya Holley and DeAndre Holley all of Belleglade, Florida, Shemekia Felton (Jonathan) Americus, Georgia, Bobby Vance, Jr., Americus Georgia, Nikki Crawford, Duane Crawford, Jr., and Myia Crawford all of Desoto, Georgia, Lee Walton, Jr., Albany, Georgia, JeRosski Walton, Fort Valley, Georgia and Deython Walton, Americus, Georgia; twelve great grandchildren and a host of beloved nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
- Shirley Greene Johnson (Thursday, April 04 13 08:29 pm EDT)
I was so sorry so hear about Mr. Anderson my heart goes out to the family.He's gone to be with his beloved wife.
GOD BLESS YOU ALL.
- Inez S. Battle (Sunday, March 31 13 12:54 am EDT)
you are in my prayers at this time of sorry.my God keep holding you all in his arms. did not know until today
- ben sneed (Thursday, March 28 13 03:28 pm EDT)
May god be with you through this time of sorrow....may god blees you alll...
- Yvette Brown (Thursday, March 28 13 02:09 pm EDT)
To the family.... You are in my prayers and know that tomorrow will be a brighter day!!!!
- Reginald Stevenson and Family (Wednesday, March 27 13 11:14 pm EDT)
MAY THE PEACE OF GOD BE WITH YOU DURING THIS DIFFICULT TIME
- Pagie&Mae Belle Thomas (Tuesday, March 26 13 12:53 pm EDT)
Praying that God will sustain you with His love as you mourn the loss of your father and grandfather.
- Sharon Daniels-Williams (Monday, March 25 13 06:12 pm EDT)
To the family!!!! I will keep you in prayer. R.I.P You will be missed!!
- S.CLEMONS (Monday, March 25 13 05:13 pm EDT)
TO THE FAMILY:
MAY YOU FIND COMFORT IN MEMORIES AND STRENGTH IN EACH OTHER'S LOVE THROUGHOUT THIS DIFFICULT TIME.THE BIBLE GUARANTEES AT[PSALM 68:20]"THE TRUE GOD IS FOR US A GOD OF SAVING ACTS...JEHOVAH HAS REPEATEDLY DEMONSTRATED HIS ABILITY TO BRING COMFORT BY GIVING BEREAVED ONES STRENGTH TO ENDURE.
MAY YOU FIND PEACE AND LOVE IN THE MEMORIES YOU CHERISH.
- stephanie banks (Monday, March 25 13 04:18 pm EDT)
HE WILL BE TRULY MISSED
LOVE LEON AND STEPHANIE BANKS