Arthur Ross Jr. (10-17-14) service 10-20-14

Arthur A. Ross Jr. was born in Friendship, Tennessee, on April 28, 1923, the son of the late Arthur Allen Sr. and Myrtle Adaline Bingham Ross.
On Dec. 16, 1950, he was united in marriage to Anna Louise Green, who survives.
Mr. Ross served his country in the United States Army and was a medic in World War II. Mr. Ross was a farmer and he was a member of National Rifle Association, American Legion, Woodmen of the World and Gideons International. Mr. Ross was a member of New Prospect Baptist Church for 69 years and served as deacon for 47 years and was also a Sunday school teacher. He was a loving, generous, faithful and dependable son, husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. Obedience and Truth were words he lived by.
Mr. Ross departed this life on Friday, Oct. 17, at his residence in Morris Chapel at the age of 91 years, 5 months and 19 days.
In addition to his wife of 63 years, Anna, he is survived by his children, Nancy Ross Wyatt and her husband Robert of Hartsville, South Carolina and David Ross and his wife Charlotte of Morris Chapel; three grandchildren, Jennifer Channell and her husband David of Hookers Bend Community, Robert Ross of Ft. Worth, Texas and Lara Wyatt of Hartsville, South Carolina; three great-grandchildren, Ashley Channell and Kailee Channell, both of Hookers Bend Community and Aubrey Dewitt of Ft. Worth, Texas; one brother, Johnny Ross and his wife Vera of Sweeny, Texas; two sister -in-laws, Sue Ross of Ashflat, Arkansas and Juanita Ross of Albuquerque, New Mexico.
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by one sister, Mamie Sue Ross Sheffield; and three brothers, Lytle “Pat” Ross, Sam Ross and Freddie Ross.
Memorial donations may be made to New Prospect Baptist Church or to Gideons International.
Services were held on Monday, Oct. 20, at 11 a.m., at New Prospect Baptist Church in Hardin County with Billy Joe Stewart and Dr. Robert L. Wyatt officiating. Burial followed in the Shady Grove Cemetery at Hardin County.

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