Memorial Created By
Jennifer Parish

Mary Ann Ross

November 04, 1943 - August 07, 2021

Welcome to our virtual gathering place for Mary Ann Ross. We are happy you're here! Please share memories, pictures, and even videos of Mary Ann to help celebrate her life and legacy. In lieu of flowers, please donate to your favorite charity or cause in remembrance of Mary Ann.

OBITUARY
Mary Ann Ross, beloved mom, grandma, sister, cousin, and friend died on Aug 7, 2021. She lived life on her own terms with humor, independence, and tenacity. While her last year of life was difficult after the death of her husband, John Ross, the love and support of family and friends made it possible for her to stay in her beloved home to the end. Mary Ann was born in her mema's house in Chambersville, Arkansas, on November 4, 1943....  see more
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Posts & Photos

  • Happy Heavenly Birthday Mom!
  • Terri Helm
    I met Mary Ann for the first time many years ago when we were both volunteers at the Anasazi Heritage Center. She was the bubbly smiling face behind the counter in the gift shop. I was one of the educators for students coming in on field trips.
    Those...  more
  • Sharon McMillan
    MaryAnn was my closest friend. We were roommates in college & I loved her like a sister. It was a minor miracle that her father took a position in the Warren School system ( my home town) right after she graduated from High School. We had a lot of...  more
  • Leah Arnold
  • Leah Arnold
  • Leah Arnold
  • Leah Arnold
    Mary Ann was a wonderful sister. She was supportive and encouraging about any adventure or project we wanted to start. She was there the entire time when I fought and won my battle against cancer. Anytime we needed help in Arkansas she and John would...  more
  • Ronnie and Lisa Almond
  • Ronnie and Lisa Almond
  • Ronnie and Lisa Almond
    Mary Ann was kind, loving, encouraging and always there for family and friends. She could tell a story about mundane things and make it humorous. We have enjoyed time spent with Mary Ann and family through the years whether it was in Arkansas, New...  more
  • A Nelson Parish
    It was heartbreaking to hear of Mary Ann's death so soon after John's - so much brightness and laughter gone from the world in such a short time. Kyoung-Hee and I fondly remember the fun family gatherings that John and Mary Ann were at and are always...  more
  • Carey Parish
    Jennifer and Nathan - What a wonderful tribute to your mom's life and legacy through words and photographs. Much like John, Mary Ann had a profound impact on the lives of so many of us. Your mom was always welcoming and generous with all of her heart...  more
  • John Puckett
    Jennifer and Nathan, we need to stay in touch and we have no contact information for either of you. Please drop me an email, john@puckettworld.com. Our love to you both on your loss.
    John & Norma Puckett
  • John Puckett
    We were shocked to read that Mary Ann pass away, especially after we had talked to here only about 2 weeks ago, with no hint of any health issues. Here is a photo of Mary Ann and John in 1969 at our annual water skiing trip to El Vado Lake.
  • Jennifer Parish
  • Jennifer Parish
  • Jennifer Parish
    Family pictures
  • Jennifer Parish
    Here are some pics to share from Mom's childhood and early years. Thank you Aunt Leah!
  • Jennifer Parish
    The day before Mom died, she sent the following text and attached picture to several family members:

    "The tall skinny cactus put out a chute and bloomed!!"

    This cactus, which had been with Mom and Dad for over 20 years, had never bloomed before! I know...  more
  • Jennifer Parish
    This picture was taken on Mom's last trip to visit Nathan and I and our families in Denver, just a week before she died. She returned home from her visit rejuvenated and happy! We feel so lucky to have had time to laugh, remember good times, and relax...  more