Creston News Advertiser
Creston, Union County, Iowa
Tuesday, February 14, 2006
OBITUARY - MARTHA ELLEN (GRIFFITH) ROSS
Martha E. ROSS, 83, of Cumberland, formerly of Kellerton, died February. 8, 2006, at Cass County Hospital in Atlantic.
Services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, February 11, at the Christian Church in Kellerton. The Rev. Kathy JOHNSTON will
officiate the service. Burial will be in Maple Row Cemetery at Kellerton. Open visitation will be after 1 p.m. today with
the family present 7 to 8 p.m. today at Wilson-Watson and Armstrong Funeral Home, 205 W. Monroe St., Mount Ayr. Memorials
will be established in her name.
Mrs. ROSS, daughter of Ellen Catherine (DONAHUE) and David Thomas GRIFFITH, was born
June 16, 1922, in Lucas. On November 21, 1942, she married Avery "Jack" ROSS in Princeton, Mo. She was a homemaker.
Survivors include two children, Richard (wife Rosemary) ROSS of Loveland, Colo., and Connie (husband Randy) DAUGHERTY of
Cumberland; son-in-law Dale HENDERSHOT of Cumberland; sister JoAnn (husband Chester) TOWNE of Cumberland; 11
grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents,
husband, daughter Judy HENDERSHOT; two sons, David ROSS and Jackie ROSS and daughter-in-law Bonnie.
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, March of 2009
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, August of 2016