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Dorothy Ross

Dorothy Harris Ross

Wednesday, February 28th, 1945 - Thursday, December 3rd, 2020
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Dorothy Harris Ross was born February 28 ,1945 in Bessemer, Alabama to Robert J. Harris
& Doshie B Harris, both preceded her in death. Dorothy attended Dunbar/J S Abrams High School, graduating in 1963.
Because of the Christian values instilled in her at an early age, she was Baptized at New Zion Missionary Baptist Church at age eleven.  Dorothy was involved in many church activities. Sunday School Teacher, Vacation Bible School Teacher, Young Adult Choir and Secretary of the Sunday School.

After high school Dorothy relocated to Detroit, Michigan to live with her sister, Doretha Hopkins (who preceded her in death). Dorothy worked for the Madison Village as a cook until she retired in January of 2011. In December 1964, Dorothy married the love of her life, Forest L Ross. This union was blessed with four beautiful children. Dorothy departed this life on Thursday, December 03, 2020.

She fought a good fight against sickness in her final days with her children by her side "Well done thy good and faithful servant"

Dorothy leaves to cherish her memory: her loving children, Andre ( Lashanda), Albany, GA,
Angela, Atlanta, GA, Anthony ( Sapphira), Birmingham, AL, Damon ( Monica ) Madison,
AL ;Her brother, James L Harris , Detroit, MI. ; 11 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren;
and a host of nieces, nephews and extended family and dear friends.
Childhood friends, Norma "Jean" Parham and Joseph "Joe" Poole.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, December 9th, 2020 | 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, December 9th, 2020 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    Chambers Funeral Home
    Address
    2527 9th Avenue N
    Bessemer, AL 35020
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Celebration of Life

    Thursday, December 10th, 2020 | 12:00pm
    When
    Thursday, December 10th, 2020 12:00pm
    Location
    Highland Memorial Gardens
    Address
    3115 18th Avenue North
    Bessemer, Alabama 35020
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  • Interment

    Thursday, December 10th, 2020 | 12:00pm
    When
    Thursday, December 10th, 2020 12:00pm
    Location
    Highland Memorial Gardens
    Address
    3115 18th Avenue N
    Bessemer, AL 35020
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email

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