Ross, Freeda P.
Freeda P. Ross of Rolla, Missouri passed away Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at the Rolla Manor Nursing Center at the age of 89. Freeda was born February 22, 1925 in Vichy, Missouri to the late Lee and Nancy (Tune) James.
Miss Freeda James was united in marriage to the late Donald K. Ross, and this union was blessed with three children. She went to work at the Shoe Factory at age 16 and worked there until she retired. Before Donald passed away they were both very active members in the VFW, Elk Lodge, moose Lodge, and the Eagles Club. Until her allergies got the best of her, Freeda was an avid vegetable gardener, always happy to share her bountiful garden with family, friends, and neighbors. She was a loving mother, and grandmother, and will be greatly missed.
Survivors include her children, Sandy Boston and friend, John Post, of St. James, MO, and Vigil Ross, of St. James, MO; four grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents Freeda was preceded in death by her husband Donald K. Ross, and son Donald L. Ross.
Funeral services for Freeda P. Ross will be held on Friday, August 29, 2014 at 11:00AM in the St. James Chapel of the James & Gahr Mortuary with Reverend Gary Bartle officiating. Interment will be in the Macedonia Cemetery. Visitation for family and friends will be held Thursday, August 28, 2014 at the Chapel from 5-7PM.