Vernice Ross

Obituary of Vernice Pauline Ross

Scottsburg-Vernice “Vernie” Ross, 89, of Scottsburg, died at 6:05 pm on Saturday, March 2, 2019 at the Hampton Oaks Health Campus in Scottsburg.

Born January 19, 1930 in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of Wesley and Belva (Meadows) Deckard.  She married Joseph John Ross on May 11, 1962 and he preceded her in death on January 17, 1990.  She had worked at RCA and Fluck Limestone where she was an accountant/bookkeeper. She had attended the Hillcrest Christian Church.

Survivors include one daughter, Jane (Don) Ross Smith of Scottsburg; one son Joseph (Shannon Murphy, and daughters, Victoria Murphy and Samantha Fleener) Ross of Bedford; and several nieces and nephews.   She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; two brothers, Vestal “Andy” Deckard, and Opal Deckard; and one sister Loretta Hill. 

Private family services will be held Wednesday, March 6th.  Burial will be in Hanson Cemetery. Family and friends may express condolences at

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