Jewel Francis Lewis Ross

May 12, 1896 – Jul 2, 1982

Jewell Francis Ross, 86, died Friday at her residence at 1741 Walnut Hills.  She was a housewife and member of Hilldale United Methodist Church.  Mrs. Ross also was affiliated with the Order of the White Shrine of Jerusalem and Past Nobel Grand Deborah Rebekah.  Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Sykes Funeral Home with the Revs. Vincent Walkup and John Sessoms, Jr. officiating.  Burial will follow in Resthaven Memorial Gardens.  Mrs. Ross was born on May 12, 1896 in Stewart County the daughter of the late Richard Lewis and Mary “Molly” Bryant Lewis.  She was preceded in death by her husband Elton B. Ross.  Survivors include two sons, Horace E. Ross, of Murfreesboro, and William Howard Ross, of Clarksville; one daughter, Mrs. Christine Shrader, of Clarksville; one sister, Mrs. Ivie Lewis, of Sikeston, MO; seven grandchildren; and five great grandchildren.  Pallbearers will be Leon Bibb, Evans Crews, Rodney Bumpus, Leland Gibson, Don Trotter and Vester Powers.

(Note:  Jewell Francis Lewis Ross was a granddaughter of Mary McGee and William Barnette Lewis; a great granddaughter of Elizabeth O. Atkins and Daniel Lewis; and a gg granddaughter of Rev. War soldiers Lewis Atkins and Thomas Lewis.)

Submitted by  Kyle, Melanie and David Atkins  on behalf of Louise Wyatt-  Thank you!


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