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“Aunt Neva will be missed here on earth, but she has been welcomed into Heaven by family she has longed to see for many many years. She is living more...Read More »
1 of 4 | Posted by: Michael Rowland - Fredericktown, MO

“I am so sorry for your sorrows. May Jehovan bless the family with many happy memorys and peace and kindness in weeks and years to come. Psalm 29:11. ”
2 of 4 | Posted by: Brook Brown

“She was a beautiful lady. Loved taking care of her. ”
3 of 4 | Posted by: Theresa Dell - Belleview, MO

“Prayers to the Ross and Rowland family. So sorry for your loss. ”
4 of 4 | Posted by: Trisha Rowland - Farmington, MO


Geneva Jane (Rowland) Ross passed away July 11, 2017 at The Baptist Home in Ironton, Missouri at the age of 82 years. She was born on August 3, 1934 in Saint Louis, Missouri, daughter to the late Hollis and Vallie (Barbro) Rowland.

On November 21, 1954 she was united in marriage to William Ross who preceded her in death in 1986. To this union eight children were born: Debbie Orrick who preceded her in death, Denise Horn of House Springs, Missouri, Neva Grace Ross of Ironton, Missouri, Robin Brady of Desoto, Missouri, William Andrew Ross who preceded her in death, Valeria Poe of Annapolis, Missouri, Joyce Lynne Orrick of Farmington, Missouri and John Ross of Annapolis, Missouri. Geneva is also survived by her brother Melvin Rowland of Ironton, Missouri, her sister Margie Beckley of Texas as well as several grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews other relatives and many friends.

In addition to her husband and two children, Geneva is preceded in death by a brother Lennie Rowland and two sisters: Joyce Witte and Sharon Biggs.

Geneva worked as a Certified Nurse's Assistant at The Baptist Home for many years. She was a member of the Arcadia Valley Assembly of God Church.