Clara Murial Ross, 76, of Wilmer went to be with her Lord on Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2011, at Ennis Regional Medical Center.
Clara was born in Cedar Town, Ga., on Feb. 25, 1935, the daughter of the late Alan and Jewel Lee Edgins Welchel.
Clara is survived by three daughters, Brenda and Brian Stockton of Ennis, Dorothy and Kenneth Spicer of Ennis, Tracy and Maurice Banuelos of Ferris; four sons, James Ross of Mabank, Dallas and Wendy Ross of Waxahachie, Gary and Terri Ross of Ferris and Michael and Larissa Ross of Ennis.
She is also survived by two brothers, Tony and Linda Welchel of Cedar Town, Ga., Robert and Irene Welchel of Cedar Town, Ga. Clara is also survived by 20 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, six great-great-grandhildren; many nieces; nephews; and a host of friends.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, R.E. Ross; sister, Hazel Welchel; and brother, Eugene Welchel.
A visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 19, 2011, at Green Funeral Home, 207 S. Wood St. in Ferris.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Green Funeral Home.