The angelic hosts came for Mr. Emery Ross, 103, at his Teague residence on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013, among loving family and devoted friends.
A viewing will be held at Moore’s Angelic Funeral Home, 406 Monroe St. in Teague, on Friday, Oct. 18, from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. with the family present from 6 p.m. until 8.
Funeral services will be held at Gibson Chapel AME Church, LCR 901 in Mexia on Saturday, Oct. 19, at 1 p.m. with Brother Lamont Ross officiating. Interment will take place at Cotton Gin Cemetery in Mexia.
Mr. Ross was born to Scipio Ross and Beatrice Robinson Ross on Nov. 8, 1909, in Freestone County. Emery accepted Christ at an early age and was a member of Gibson Chapel AME Church in Teague. On Jan. 19, 1930, Emery married Areatha Hollie, and seven children were born to this union. Mr. Ross worked as a farmer and was employed by Dallas Radiator Company, and Teague ISD. He enjoyed baseball, attending Texas Rangers games, hunting and fishing.