Blue Funeral Home (Goreville)
Wednesday October 3rd, 2018
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Kim RossCarterville-Kim Ross, 60, passed away on March 1, 2018 at her home. Kim was born on August 6, 1957 in Hammond, IN to Virgil and Martha (Green) Ross. Kim worked at Aisin and loved her job. She enjoyed camping, floating on the Lake of Egypt, her animals, Jax, Harley and Baby and especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren. Survivors include: Children: Michael and Lisa Sharp of Dykersburg Todd Frasier of Carterville Rachel and Leslie Dowdy of Carterville Grandchildren: Zachery Wagner Matt Wagner Arianna Tippy Joseph Tippy Josh Tippy Tucker Sharp Bryce Tippy Great grandson-Anthony Wagner Sisters: Michele and Gary Billingsley of Buncombe Angie and John Pressley of Buncombe Tammy Ross-Smith and Ty Jones of Whittington Mother-Martha Jenkins of Buncombe Several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews One half brother and two half sisters She was preceded in death by her father, Virgil Ross; grandparents, Chester and Laura Ross and granddaughter, Raven Sharp. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 3pm at Blue Funeral Home in Goreville with Rev. R.G. Null officiating. Visitation will be on Saturday from 2pm until the time of service at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois or Shriner’s Children’s Hospital and will be accepted at the funeral home.
I never knew you personally, Kim-- but I heard a lot of good things about you from your mom, Martha. Martha is a long time best friend of mine and was my neighbor for years in Austin, TX. You were blessed to come from a great family. You were loved dearly by everyone! Rest in peace. You are in good hands with the Lord.
Martha Ramirez Mar 7 2018 8:36 PM
Kim: We survived the Marion Tornado together along with your boys back in 1982. Although we grew apart I will always remember your wonderful personality and your great smile. Rest in peace sweet Kim.
Steve Romans Mar 5 2018 12:15 AM
RIP fellow classmate. May God be with your family to bring them peace.
David Roach Mar 4 2018 11:38 PM
Kim, you were one of the first people I met when I moved to Goreville in 1970, my Junior year. You were so friendly and always checking up on me to see if I needed anything. I lived out on Wolf Creek Road and it was hard to make friends out there. We moved the next year to Herrin but I never forgot you and always wanted to come back and thank you for your kindness. I will find you in Heaven.
Vanessa Shepherd Campbell Mar 4 2018 6:15 PM
I'm so sorry for your loss! I worked with Kim at Aisin for years. She was a good friend and always real with everyone. She was there to help me when I got divorced and started a life of my own. She was definitely one of a kind! Thoughts and prayers are with you as you mourn the loss of someone special.
Elizabeth Cook Mar 4 2018 4:09 PM
I am so sorry. I worked around Kim when she was a tugger driver at Aisin. She is now painfree and with the lord. Prayers to her family.
Bobbie Hull Mar 4 2018 4:02 PM
Oh this is so horrible I worked with Kim one line 620 for over a year, just the two of us. She was truly a joy to be around and we had tons of good laughs together to get us through the days. This breaks my heart.
Wesley conaughty Mar 4 2018 3:38 PM
My condolences to family. Though I only know Kim from work, I sure respect and admire her. I'm very sorry to see she has passed. May she rest in peace.
Tina Barclay Mar 4 2018 3:17 PM
My special friend as years go by we lose contact with folks we grew up with and run around with and grew to love and you was one of those special friends. You are free now and FLYING like a Eagle?. NO more pain or SICKNESS. NOW FATHER I ASK THAT YOU BE WITH KIM'S FAMILY AND FRIENDS WHO WILL MISS HER . LORD HOLD THEM ALL IN YOUR ARMS AND LOVE ON THEM. FATHER FILL THEIR HEARTS WITH YOUR PEACE AND COMFORT AND STRENGTH TO GET THRU THIS TIME OF LOSS AND KNOW WE WILL ALL MEET AGAIN. LOVE YOU KIM???
ELIZABETH HERRON Mar 4 2018 3:01 PM
There are no words to express the loss of such a wonderful person as Kim. She was my first best friend and my oldest friend. A good portion of my family was there to welcome her, my mother, Judy Ewing Burrough, my brother, Brent Burroughs my grandparents Harold and Kathryn Ewing and my uncle Steve Ewing. I am sure you all will have a peaceful time waiting on the rest of us. Will you see again my friend. Rest peacefully and know that you are missed.
Rebecca D Burroughs Mar 4 2018 7:30 AM