Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)


September 3, 2013

Zelova Ross - 1925-2013

ASHLAND — Zelova Ratliff Ross, 88, of Ashland, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013.

Zelova was born April 6, 1925, in Elliott County to the late Silas and Eva Gillium Ratliff.  

She enjoyed playing music with her husband Tom and was a member of Ross Chapel Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Walter and Gene Ratliff.

Survivors include her husband of 67 years, Tom Ross of Ashland; a son, Ray Ross and his wife, Stella of Ashland; two grandchildren, Ronall Don Ross and Heather Kirtley and her husband, Tolbert; three great-grandchildren, Alexandria and Cameron Cossett, and Verda Ross; a sister, Alberta Davis of Flatwoods; and a host of extended family and friends.

The funeral services wil be at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013, at Ross Chapel Church in Rush. Burial will follow in Ross Cemetery in Rush.  

Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today, Sept. 4, 2013, at Caniff Funeral Home in Westwood.

Condolences may be left for the family at canifffuneralhome.com.

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