Funeral services for Dorothy Ross Claunch will be held at 10:00 AM, Wednesday, December 7, 2022, from the sanctuary of Cross Roads Baptist Church, Grayson, LA, with Bro. Shane Duke officiating. Interment will follow at Old Bethel Cemetery, Clarks, LA, under the direction of Riser and Son Funeral Home, Columbia. The family will hold a visitation at the church on Tuesday, December 6, 2022, from 5 PM until 8 PM.
Dorothy Ross Claunch was born, May 9, 1931, in Detour, Michigan, to the union of her parents, Elmer Ross and Mabel Culham Ross, and she passed away peacefully on December 4, 2022, in Columbia, Louisiana. Dorothy loved life and the people in her life. She was kind and generous with her time and talents. She loved to crochet and worked constantly making blankets for all her family and friends. She was known for her baking skills. Her Cowboy Cookie recipe was a favorite with her family. She also enjoyed traveling. Dorothy loved her family deeply and loved spending time with them. She will be greatly missed. Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents; her brothers, Glen Ross and James Ross; her son, Dale Claunch; her daughter, Susie Nelson; and grandchildren: Cody Claunch, Tammy Claunch, and Chris Claunch.
Those left to cherish her memory are her son, Roger Claunch (Anna); son-in-law, Earl Nelson; brothers: Harold Ross (Ramona), Richard Ross, and Johnny Ross; her beloved grandchildren: David Nelson (Jamie), Chad Nelson, Ashley Williams (Gary), Amber Claunch, Kylie Claunch, and Charsley Claunch; and her great-grandchildren: Emory Nelson, Madilyn Nelson, Drake Williams, and Ross Williams.