Nell B. Ross, 82, of Bristol passed away Tuesday, July 28, 2015, at her home after an extended illness.
Born in Bristol, August 25, 1932, Nell was the daughter of Dave C. and Myrtle Lee (Allen) Brown. She was Finance Officer for the Liberty County School Board for several years. She loved hunting, fishing, being outdoors, and gardening. Nell was a member of Bristol First Baptist Church.
Other than her parents, Dave and Myrtle Brown, she was preceded in death by a sister, Corrine Beaver.
Survivors include her husband, Vernon Ross, of Bristol; three sons, David E. Sumner and his wife, Marian, of Havana, Florida, Ken A. Sumner and his wife, Cynthia, of Bristol, and Bobby M. Ross and his wife, Penny, also of Bristol; a daughter, Patricia Whitfield, and her husband, Steve, of Bristol; 10 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren; a brother, Joe Brown, of Blue Creek; and a sister, Rosetta Strickland, of Bristol.
The family will receive friends Friday, July 31, from 10:00-11:00 a.m. ET, at Bristol First Baptist Church. Funeral services will follow immediately at 11:00 o’clock with Reverend Kyle Peddie and Pastor Matt Basford officiating. Interment will follow in Lake Mystic Cemetery in Bristol.
Adams Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements (ph. 674-5449). You may offer the family condolences online at adamsfh.com.
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