Bennie  Ross


Funeral services for Bennie Ross are 2:00 pm Wednesday March 27th at Cedar Tree Tabernacle in Briggs. Officiating will be Rev. Dale Wilson. Pallbearers are Jeremy Brooks, Greg Boyle, Joel Roberts, Marshall Brooks, Mike Penland and Brooke Ross. Interment will follow in the Pumpkin Center Cemetery under the care of Green Country Funeral Home
Bennie Ross was born on December 28, 1930 in Stilwell, Oklahoma to William and Tayna (Hair) Ross. He passed away peacefully at his home on March 22, 2019 at the age of 88 years 2 months and 22 days.
Bennie attended Willis School as a child.
Bennie married Ruth Briggs in 1949, at Stilwell and they shared nearly 56 years together before her passing in 2008.
Following Bennie's discharge from the US Army they moved to Los Angeles, California in 1956. They returned to the Grandview area in 1994.
Bennie enjoyed working in his yard, and driving. He would often drive friends of his children home from school. He loved all of his children and grandchildren.
Bennie was a member of the Cedar Tree Church in Briggs.
A Cherokee speaker, English was his second lenguage.
Bennie was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Ruth; and was the last surviving of many siblings.
Surviving him are his children Bennie W. Ross of Tahlequah, Pam Kreitner of Bartlesville, Carolyn Ross of Tahlequah, DeWayne Ross and wife Irene of Bartlesville, Katie Penland and husband Mike of Tahlequah, and Kathelene Roberts and husband Joel of Tahlequah; eight grandchildren, ten great grandchildren, six great great grandchildren; as well as other relatives, friends, and loved ones too numerous to mention.
Published on March 25, 2019
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Paulette Wilson
Mar 25, 2019
So sorry for the loss of your father.