Vera "Mammy" Ivy Ross, 78, passed away at her home Friday, November 2, 1990, after an extended illness.
She was born October 7, 1912 in South Hooper to Ralph, Sr. and Olive May King King. She married Nephi H. Ross November 5, 1930 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. They would have celebrated their 60th Wedding Anniversary on Monday.She was reared in South Hooper. She lived in Riverton and Araphoe, Wyoming for five years. She spent the rest of her life in West Point. She attended Davis County schools and graduated from Davis High School in 1929.
She was a member of the LDS Church, West Point 1st Ward. She served in the presidency of the Relief Society, and was a Relief Society teacher for 50 years. She also taught Primary, Sunday School, and Mutual. She worked at the Ogden Arsenal during World War II. She was a loving and caring wife, mother and grandmother. She was proud of her granddaughter, Sherrie's achievements, who cared for her lovingly up to her death. She raised several grandchildren and she loved animals.
Survived by her husband, West Point; three sons, Elwin H. Ross, Plymouth, Utah; Royce K. Ross, West Point; Leon R. Ross, Huntsville; 11 grandchildren; and 36 great-grandchildren; one brother and two sisters, Lloyd Ralph King, Washington; Thora May Thurgood, Las Vegas, Nevada; Letha Olive Read, West Point.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m., Tuesday, at the West Point 1st Ward Chapel, 4383 North. Friends may call Monday from 6-8 p.m., at Lindquist's Clearfield Mortuary, 1050 South State, and at the church on Tuesday, from 9:45-10:45 a.m. Interment, Hooper City Cemetery.