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Evelyn Christine McKnight Ross
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Birth: Jan. 31, 1921
Death: Mar. 10, 2007

Evelyn Christine Ross, 86, died March 10, 2007 at the Hamrick Home. Mrs. Ross was born to C. W. and Nettle McKnight in Florence, SC. She came to Okeechobee from Live Oak, FL in 1951.

She worked as a waitress at Barlow's from 1957 until she retired in 1997.

Mrs. Ross was of the Baptist faith and she loved working in the yard.
She is survived by her daughters, Claudia Hick of Brooksville, FL and Jackie Burdette of Okeechobee; four grandchildren, Cleve Hicks, Marlon Burdette, Kay Cannady and Sheila Madridale; nine great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Ross is predeceased by her husband, Jack Ross.

Visitation will be 46pm, Tuesday, March 13, 2007 at the Bass Okeechobee Funeral Home. Graveside service 1pm, Wednesday, March 14, 2007 at the Philadelphia Cemetery, Live Oak, FL.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Hamrick Home, In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Okeechobee, PO Box 1548, Okeechobee FL 34973.

Friends may sign the guest book at

All arrangements entrusted to the care of the Bass Okeechobee Funeral Home and Crematory, 205 NE 2nd Street, Okeechobee, FL 34972 (bio by: Shirley Bybee) 
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  Sidney John "Jack" Ross (1916 - 1981)*
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Philadelphia Baptist Church Cemetery
Suwannee County
Florida, USA
Created by: Betty C. Richardson
Record added: Sep 30, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11853255
Evelyn Christine <i>McKnight</i> Ross
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Evelyn Christine <i>McKnight</i> Ross
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