November 8, 1954 – June 22, 2019
Pamela Annette Ross, beloved daughter of O.C. Ross and Florence Whaley Ross, was born on November 8, 1954 in Houston, Texas.She received her baptism at Progressive New Hope Baptist Church in Houston, Texas, and was a member of South Main Baptist Church in Houston, Texas.
Pamela was educated in the Houston Independent School District and was a graduate of Jack Yates High School in 1973. She received her B. S. from North Texas State University in Denton, Texas in 1977 and M.S. degree in Science from Texas Southern University in Houston, Texas.
Pamela started her teaching career in the Houston Independent School District at Ryan Middle School. She had a robust teaching career of 29 years, which concluded at Welch Middle School upon her retirement in 2008.
Being the oldest of five children, Pamela was the connecting force of her family. She was loved by all and will be missed by family and friends dearly.
Pamela leaves to mourn her passing three sisters: Paula Ross Ambres, Madelyn Ross Hall, Jacqueline Ross; and one brother, Michael Ross, all of Houston, Texas; nieces and nephews Kenneth Hall, Jr, Christine Hall, Meredith Ambres, William Ross, and Mikaela Ambres; special cousins – Sylvia Mitchell Brooks, along with the Mitchell, Brooks, Smith, and Coleman families,and a host of many relatives and friends in Houston, Marshall, Dallas, Los Angeles and Norfolk.
Pamela was preceded in death by her parents, grandparents, other relatives and friends.
A Celebration of Life service will be held at South Main Baptist Church, 4100 Main St, Houston, TX 77002, on Tuesday, July 2 at 11:00 am.
Share words of comfort with the Ross family at www.mccoyandharrison.com.
Monday, July 1, 2019 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM
McCoy and Harrison Funeral Home, 4918 Martin Luther King Blvd., Houston, Texas 77021
Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at 9:30 AM
Houston Memorial Gardens Cemetery, 2426 Cullen Blvd., Pearland, Texas 77581
Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at 11:00 AM
South Main Baptist Church, 4100 Main St., Houston, Texas 77002