Obituary Virginia Rae Conyers Ross

December 21, 1928 - January 5, 2014

Virginia Ross a resident of Carson City, NV went home to be with her Lord on January 5, 2014. She was preceded in death by her parents, Hamilton and Catherine Conyers. She is survived by her loving husband of 53 years, Grant D. Ross, Jr., her daughter, Catherine Morgan, her son and his wife, Glenn and Cara Ross, and her grandchildren, Chrissie, Christopher, Megan, and Peyton. VIrginia was proud to be a Canadian born in Scarborough, Ontario on December 21, 1928. Virginia had many adventures in her life as a traveler of Europe, her native Canada, and her adopted United States. However, she will be remembered as a wonderful wife, loving mother and grandmother, dedicated teacher, loyal friend, and servant to others. Virginia touched many young lives through her many years as first a physical education teacher then as a pre-school teacher which included children at St. Peter’s Episcopal in Carson City. She helped her children and their friends grow by volunteering for the Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts. She shared her faith in the Lord by making a joyful noise in the choirs at various churches including St. Peter’s. In her retirement, Virginia served as a volunteer for Nevada Rural Counties Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP). She was a talented craftswoman who created many beautiful pieces with embroidery and knitting. Virginia will be missed by the many people with whom she created numerous special memories. The family appreciates the care that Virginia received from Mountain View Health and Rehabilitation Center during her final months. A service celebrating Virginia’s life will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday January 17, 2014 at Autumn Funeral and Cremations, 1575 N. Lompa Lane, Carson City, NV 89701.


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