Graveside services for Staff Sergeant Mickey Ross were held at 11:30
a.m. May 22, 2019, at the Carson Cemetery. Staff Sergeant Ross, 79,
passed away on May 19, 2019, at Forrest General Hospital. Rev. Charles
Lee Loftin officiated and interment was in the Carson Cemetery.
Saulters Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Pallbearers were Chad Daley, Adam Barrett, Ty Barrett, Logan Ferrell,
Jordan Ferrell and Alex Ross.
Mickey Wayne Ross was born on April 25, 1940, in Sumrall, to Cecil W.
Ross and Alma Miller Ross. He was in the U.S. Army National Guard. He
was a retired Mississippi State Highway Patrolman. He was a member of
Prentiss Baptist Church and also the American Association of State
He was preceded in death by his mother and father and his wife, Pat
Ross; two brothers, James O. Ross and Kenneth J. Ross.
Staff Sergeant Ross is survived by his daughter, Sonja Counts of
Lafayette, Louisiana; one step daughter, Julie Perrigin of
Hattiesburg; one step son Mike Boleware of Hattiesburg; seven
grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
Visitation was May 22, 2019 from 9:30 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at
Saulters Funeral Home.
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