Margaret Younce Ross
Margaret Younce Ross
  • July 3, 1920 - December 30, 2016
  • Charlottesville, Virginia

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Margaret Y. Ross, 96, of Charlottesville passed away on December 30, 2016. She was born on July 3, 1920 to the late Elbert and Virginia Younce.

She is preceded in death by the love of her life and husband of 48 years, Welford W. Ross.

Margaret was a founding member of the Monticello Garden Club and a member of Farmington Country Club where she was an avid golfer, playing with the 9-holers into her nineties.

She is survived by her daughter Anne Shipe (James); her grandson Ross and his wife Rachel Falkenstein; and her great grandson Levon Welford Shipe, born December 29, 2016. Many nieces, nephews, and other friends and extended family are left to cherish her memory.

A graveside funeral service will be conducted on Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at Monticello Memory Gardens at 1:00 PM, officiated by Pastors Phil Woodson and Todd Bradbury.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to First United Methodist Church in Charlottesville.

The family would like to express their appreciation for the care given to Margaret by the staff of Unit 4 at Golden Living and her special caregiver, Inez.