GREEN RIVER - Our beloved Dorothy Ellen Hastings Ross returned home to her Father in Heaven, her loving husband and faithful family on Feb.15, 2009 at 3:30 a.m.
Dorothy was born in Green River on June 6, 1911 to Effie and Howard Hastings. She had four siblings whom she loved dearly, especially her little brother, Tommy (Vera) Hastings.
She met her high school sweetheart when she was playing basketball for Green River. She soon realized that John Franklin Ross was the love of her life and married him on Dec. 22, 1930.
Dorothy and Frank had three sons and one daughter, who were cherished by their mother, Arnold Jack (deceased) and Jackie, Jon Kent and Georgia, Howard Clark and Gene and Dorothy Ann Carter.
She left a posterity of 25 grandchildren, 68 great-grandchildren and 49 great-great-grandchildren.
Grandma Ross was loved by all and will be greatly missed. She was a blessing to her family for 97 wonderful years.
She was loved and cared for by the wonderful nurses and CNAs at the Ferron Nursing Center when she left her earthly home.
Her funeral service will be Feb. 21 at the LDS Church in Green River. The viewing will be at 1 p.m., followed by the funeral at 2 p.m. Interment will be in the Elgin Cemetery. Services are in the care of Fausett Mortuary.