Geneva Jane Ross

March 28, 1935 - February 18, 2020

Geneva Jane Ross, 84, of West Union, Ohio died Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at home. She was born March 28, 1935 in West Union.  She was preceded by parents, Carey Owen Baldwin and Sylvia Ione (Miller) Baldwin; husband, Harold F. Ross; three brothers: Wilbur Baldwin, James Baldwin and Bobby Baldwin; two sisters: Grace Jarvis and Betty Fleming and son-in-law, Kenny Nicely.

Geneva is survived by three sons: Ferrell Ross (Veronica) of West Union; Rex Ross (Angie) of West Union; Jay Ross (Noelle) of Peebles; one daughter, Neita Nicely of West Union; one sister-in-law, Deloris Baldwin of West Union; eight grandchildren; two step grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; three step great-grandchildren; and many nephews and nieces.

She was co-owner of the former Ross Implement and Supply Company of West Union.  She attended First Baptist Church in West Union.  She was a member of the former West Union Summerfest.  She was a 1952 graduate of West Union High School and a longtime member of the Alumni Association.

Memorial donations may be made to any charitable organization.

The visitation is Saturday, February 22, 2020 from 12 until 2 pm at Lafferty Funeral Home in West Union.

The funeral service is Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 2 pm at Lafferty Funeral Home in West Union.

The interment is at West Union Cemetery.

Lafferty Funeral Home, Incorporated of West Union is serving the family.


Phillip and Vicki C. Rhonemus - Feb 29, 2020
Dear Ross Family, Keeping each of you in our thoughts and prayers at this time. We always enjoyed talking to Geneva at the fair with her baking and other entries, as well as out in the community. She will be missed Sincerely, Phil and Vicki Rhonemus
Greg Grooms - Feb 28, 2020
Several memories of your mom while growing up with Jay. Very special lady.
Judy Laney - Feb 22, 2020
So sorry in loss of your mom. She was our bible school teacher. She will be missed but she's with your dad
Vickie Fulton - Feb 22, 2020
Condolences to the family. May your mother sleep peaceful until you meet her again. 🙏
Betsy Jones - Feb 22, 2020
I’m so sorry for your loss. Your mother was a wonderful lady. My father (Woody) loved working for your parents. Prayers for your family!
Deedy Pistole - Feb 22, 2020
So sorry to hear the sad news. Bless her heart she was so good. She will get to see Harold now. My condolences.
Debbie Eldridge - Feb 22, 2020
My deepest sympathy as for the loss of your mother. She was a very nice lady , She spoke to me every time she saw me. She lived a very good life. My thoughts an prayers will be with your family.
Judy (Hanson) Johnson - Feb 21, 2020
So sorry to hear, I 've known your Mother many years she was a kind loving person. She loved helping every year at the West Union Alumni.
Rick & Joann Roush - Feb 21, 2020
A very fine lady that will truly be missed. We send prayers to the family
Rhonda Prather McDowell - Feb 21, 2020
I am so very sorry for the loss of your mother. She was such a sweet person and always spoke to everyone. Thoughts, prayers, and hugs to the family❤️
Betty J. Jones - Feb 21, 2020
So sorry for your loss,she was a very sweet lady and will be missed! I am sure she is happy to be home with her Lord and her husband. Praying for the family.
Jay C. Prather - Feb 21, 2020
Mrs. Ross was a fine lady! My thoughts are with her family at this difficult time.
Dana Moenius - Feb 21, 2020
Such a blessed woman. Loved her dearly. My deepest condolences. Wish I could be there with you.
Margie Young - Feb 21, 2020
Have a lot of Memories with her and this family when I was younger. Prayers to all
Carol & Tim Daniel, Sr - Feb 21, 2020
Sending our deepest sympathy to all the family. Prayers that God will give each of you strength and comfort during this time and time to come.
Donna Trotter - Feb 21, 2020
We are so sorry to hear about your mother, Geneva. Milton and I always enjoyed talking to her. He knew the family a long time. Sincerely, Milton and Donna Trotter
Sherry Thompson - Feb 20, 2020
So sorry for your loss. It's hard losing a parent. Geneva will be missed. She was a nice lady. Jacob Kiser and I lost a birthday pal!
JoAnn Hilderbrand - Feb 20, 2020
so sorry for your loss knew her for many years and she was always friendly at the shop or away always very helpful and supported our community we are going to miss you
Jimmy crum - Feb 20, 2020
Prayers 🙏 Geneva was a sweet lady