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Cora Nancy Ross, age 93, of Murfreesboro, passed away on August 2, 2011 at Sunnington Senior Care. She was a native of Houston County but resided in Rutherford County. Nancy was a member of First United Methodist Church. She worked for OSI at Seward Air Force Base, and then retired as an agent for the IRS.

Nancy was preceded in death by her parents, Jacob and Althea Parrish Cooksey; husband, Robert M. Ross; and sons, Donnie M. Ross and Col. Jerry W. Ross. She is survived by her daughter-in-law, Sally Sallee Ross; grandson, Jason (Sarah) Ross; granddaughter, Shannon (Nathan) Summar; and her six great-grandchildren, Ethan and John Summar, Noah, Carson, Elizabeth and Emily Ross.

Chapel service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, August 5, 2011 at Jennings and Ayers Chapel with Rev. Michael O’Bannon and Thad Austin officiating. Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens with family and friends serving as active pallbearers.

Visitation will be held with the family from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 4, 2011 at Jennings & Ayers Funeral Home; 820 South Church St., Murfreesboro, TN 37130. 615-893-2422. Please leave condolences at www.jenningsandayers.com

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First United Methodist Building Fund or the Alzheimer’s Association. Special thanks to the employees of Sunnington Senior Care and Caris Hospice.

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