Frances Irene Walker Ross, 94, of Lawndale, passed away Wednesday, November
8, 2017 at Testa Hospice House in Kings Mountain.
Born in Cleveland County on November 14, 1922, she was a daughter of the
late Johnathan Mitchell Walker and Eliza "Lizzie" Brackett Walker. She was
retired from Cleveland County School System after having served in the lunch
room at Fallston Elementary School, Burns High School, and Shelby Junior
High School. She was a lifetime member of Buffalo Baptist Church.
In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband L.J.
Ross; son-in-law, Dan Horldt; three brothers, J.C. Walker, Roy Walker, and
Flay Walker; four sisters, Gracie Williams, Geneva Walker, Bertha Spake, and
She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Jimmy and Annette Ross of
Lawndale; daughter, Evelyn Horldt of Lawndale; sister, Ellerea Bolin of
Shelby; seven grandchildren and spouses, Angie Borders of Lawndale, David &
Kimberly Borders of Charlotte, Diane and David Verbos of Lawndale, James and
Alecia Ross of Lawndale, and Wayne and Jerri Ross of Lawndale, Alan and Dori
Horldt of Shelby, Bruce and Lisa Horldt of Charlotte, thirteen great
grandchildren and eight great-great grandchildren.
The family will receive friends on Thursday from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM at
Stamey-Tysinger Funeral Home, Fallston.
The funeral service will be on Friday at 11:00 AM at Buffalo Baptist Church
with the Rev. Max Turner officiating.
The burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Hospice Cleveland County, 951 Wendover Heights
Drive, Shelby, NC 28150.
Condolences may be made online at www.stameytysingerfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Stamey-Tysinger Funeral Home & Cremation
Center, Inc., Fallston.