Darnella (Dolly) Ware Ross, Sunrise: December 28, 1915; Sunset: March 5, 2012. Born to Madie and Samuel Ware in Rome, Georgia then resided in the village of Mud Sock which is now Arlington and Grandview both suburbs of Columbus Ohio. Darnella was married 55 years to the late Melvin Eber Ross and was blessed with two sons. She is preceded in death by both parents, brothers Samuel and Neal Ware, sister Gladys Ware Harris, son Phillip Lee Chester Ross, brother-in-law Hillard (Wild Bill) Harris, niece Dolly Harris, and nephew William Hargrow, Sr. She leaves to cherish her memory son, Melvin Earl (Lois) Ross; nephews, Sylvester Hargrow and Ernie Wheelright; niece, Ollie Harris of Atlanta Georgia; and special niece, Sandal Harris-Yarbrough; grandson, Phillip Casby; granddaughter, Tina Marie Ross; a host of great/great-grandchildren too numerous to name; a host of great/grand-nieces and nephews, cousins and other relatives. Services to be held at Oakley Full Gospel Baptist Church, 3415 El Paso Dr. Columbus, Ohio 43204 Visiting hours 1-2 p.m., Service at 2 p.m.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Mar. 11, 2012