Tula Ross


JASPER Miss Tula Mae Ross, 91, died Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012 in a Chattanooga healthcare center.The daughter of the late Genious Hoyle and Berniece Long Ross, she was a lifelong resident of Marion County and a member of Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church and a former employee of Standard-Coosa-Thatcher.She was also preceded in death by her sister, Irene Raines and nephew, Kenneth Thurmond.She is survived by her sisters, Billie Lou Thurmond and Patsy (Paul) LeRoy, both of Jasper; nephews, Michael (Donna) LeRoy, of Jasper, James (Lisa) Raines, of Thompson Station, Tenn., Steve (Martha) LeRoy, of Chattanooga, Scott (Mary) LeRoy, of Chattanooga and Charles Thurmond of Jasper, Tenn.; great nieces and nephews, Amanda (Wes) Thacker, of Chattanooga, Elizabeth LeRoy of Washington, D.C., Jason (Brooke) Raines, of Plano, TX, Christina (Terry) Barnes, of Chattanooga and Jeremy LeRoy, currently serving in Kyrgyzstan; great-great nieces, Lily Thacker and Lila Raines; and great-great-nephews, Hunter LeRoy and Terry Barnes III.Funeral services will be conducted from the Jasper Chapel of Rogers Funeral Home on Saturday, Dec. 29, at 2 p.m. Central time with Rev. Royce Vickery officiating. Interment will follow at Sardis Cemetery in Whitwell, TN.The family will receive friends for visitation today from 3-8 p.m. Central time at the funeral home.The family suggests memorial contributions may be made to Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church or Sardis Cemetery Fund.Condolences may be sent by visiting www.rogersfuneralhome.com.

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