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Lillie Mae Ross

October 10, 1944 ~ November 9, 2022 (age 78)


Lillie Mae Ross, daughter of Levi Ross and Mary Hardbarger Ross, was born on October 10, 1944 in Tahlequah, Oklahoma and went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, November 9, 2022 at her home on Ross Mountain.

Lillie was a teachers aide and a cook for Greasy School for several years.  She loved singing Cherokee Hymns and was a member of the New Baptist Church in Greasy.  Lillie enjoyed family, playing softball, wrestling, playing jar rings and OU Sports.

Lillie was a blessed Mom to her 3 children: daughter – Jimmie Lynn Ross, son – Terry Ross and son – Jerry Ross.

Lillie was preceded in death by her father – Levi Ross, mother – Mary Hardbarger Ross; 3 brothers – George Ross, Albert Ross and Ronnie Ross; 2 sisters – Emma Swimmer and Ollie Ross; and niece Sharon Sawney.

Lillie is survived by her loving family: Children – daughter Jimmie Lynn Ross, son Terry Ross, son Jerry Ross and wife Lori.  Granddaughters: Catherine Emujakporue and husband Moses; Tiffany Gonzalis and husband Omar; Jayme Stepp and husband Wes.  Grandsons: Sheldon Gatewood, Jayson Steeley, and Lane Trammel and wife Andrea.  Great grandchildren: Jay Emujakporue, Jaelyn, Wyatt, Kayden, Gage, Emmy and Korbin.  Brothers: Johnny Ross and Richard Ross.   Her special kin, Joe Grayson.

A host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends also survive her.

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November 14, 2022

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Home

Funeral Service
November 15, 2022

1:00 PM
Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Home

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