Tuesday, June 20, 2017
My Grandmother's Obituary That My Mother Wrote And Published In Roseburg, Oregon!! Good Information On The Family Tree And Heritage Thereof! Held In The Hold And The Date Today Is January 13, 2017
My mother Melba M. Meakin has given the best description of grace in this beautiful write of recognition as The Wells of Living Water!!
Melba Mary (nee Russell) Ross went peacefully in her sleep on August 8, 2003 in San Francisco, CA seven days after her 94th birthday. She will be joining her loving husband of sixty-eight years C.O. Ross who passed on in June of 1999 and son Lowell Richard Ross who passed on in January of 1995. Beloved mother of Melba Maude Meakin and Clyde Russell Ross. Grand-mother to Tamara, Edward, Roman, Karen, Melinda, Sarah, Philip and Chan-telle. Great grandmother to Shareshten, Rebecca, Kathleen, Kelsey, Johno, Lauren and Clyde.
At the age of 15 she dedicated her life to the Lord. She attended Glad Tidings Bible Institute in San Francisco, where she completed her biblical studies. Her ministry began in the small towns of the Willamette Valley and the Oregon Coast. In 1932 she married the love of her life, C.O. Ross, after which they embarked on their sixty year long ministry. Together they pastored and served for nine churches.
Family and friends will gather at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, August 13, 2003 at the family home to celebrate Melba's life. A service will be held at Calvary Cross Church in Roseburg, OR Friday August 15, 2003 at 7 pm. Interment will be at Doty Dryad Cemetery in Doty, WA on Saturday August 16, 2003 at 2 pm with her family. Memorial donations can be made to: Christ Bearers Church, P.O. Box 1, San Francisco, CA 94159.