Journal Express, Knoxville, IA

Obituaries

February 6, 2014

Lori Kay Ross

Lori Kay Ross, age 54 of Knoxville, passed away Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, at her residence in Knoxville.

Lori was born in Cookeville, Tenn., on Oct. 1, 1959, the daughter of Max and Joan Hall. Lori was raised most of her life in Knoxville and graduated from the Knoxville High School, Class of 1978.

Lori was self-employed. She took to selling on eBay shortly after its inception in 1997 and found she had an aptitude for the reselling business.

On Sept. 2, 1979, at the First Christian Church in Knoxville, Lori and Paul Joseph Ross were united in marriage. Lori and Paul were blessed with two children: Derek and Renee.

Lori cherished her friends and family above all. Organizing gatherings and parties to spend time with her favorite people gave her great joy and purpose. Lori was a collector, and enjoyed surrounding herself with beautiful things. Her paperweights, giraffes, flamingo figures, and butterflies were displayed with pride and imbued her personality into her home. Lori loved going to auctions where she would see old friends and always make new ones. And at the end of the day she appreciated the simple pleasure of relaxing in her chair and catching up on her TV shows.

Lori is survived by her husband, Paul Ross of Knoxville; her children, Derek Ross of Fayetteville, Ark., and Renee (Andy) Roso of Iowa City; her sister, Margie Dutler of Knoxville and her brother Richard (Tracey) Hall of Knoxville. Lori is also survived by her parents, Max and Joan Hall of Knoxville.

A celebration of life service was held Friday, Jan. 31, at the Winfield Funeral Home, with Ken Thrailkill officiating.

A memorial has been established to Lori’s family. Condolences may be sent to www.winfieldfh.com. The Winfield Funeral Home is assisting Lori’s family with services.

1
Text Only
Obituaries
  • McClatchey obit pic Robert McClatchey Robert James McClatchey, age 80 of Knoxville, passed away Saturday morning, July 5, 2014, at the Knoxville Hospital.Robert was born at home on May 10, 1934, in Mapleton, Iowa, the son of Christy William and Mary (Carroll) McClatchey. He was raised in

    July 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • Moore obit pic Raymond D. Moore Raymond D. Moore, 92, died at The Village in Indianola on July 6, 2014. His body has been donated to science. A Memorial Service will be held 11 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Indianola on Saturday, Aug. 2.Raymond was born June 4, 1922,

    July 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • Erna Crane Erna Crane, age 89, of Bussey passed away Sunday morning, July 6, 2014, at the Pella Hospice Comfort House.Erna was born Feb. 1, 1925, in Rodenbach, Germany, the daughter of Albert and Louise (Riese) Simosky. Erna was raised and attended school in Ge

    July 11, 2014

  • Death Notice-Erna Crane

    July 8, 2014

  • Death Notice-Ila Heidenwith

    July 8, 2014

  • Death Notice-Raymond D. Moore

    July 7, 2014

  • Death Notice-Robert McClatchey

    July 7, 2014

  • Frank J. Wadle

    July 3, 2014

  • Death Notice-Arthur Thomas

    June 30, 2014

  • Jones obit pic Teddy Mac (Ted) Jones Ted was the beloved husband of Judy: father to Jeff (Cindy), Jennifer (Daniel), Linda (Dave) and Shane (Kristin); grandfather to Alicia, Johanna, Anna Sophia and Kyle; and uncle to many nieces and nephews. Ted was born in Knoxville, and relocated to

    June 30, 2014 1 Photo

Features
AP Video
Ex-NYC Mayor: US Should Allow Flights to Israel David Perdue Wins Georgia GOP Senate Runoff 98-Year-Old Woman Left in Parked Truck Home-sharing Programs Help Seniors Last Mass Lynching in U.S. Remains Unsolved Disabled Veterans Memorial Nearing Completion Raw: MD Church Built in 1773 Ravaged by Fire Flight to Tel Aviv From US Diverted to Paris AP Review: Amazon Fire Adds Spark to Smartphones Judge Ponders Overturning Colo. Gay Marriage Ban NYPD Chief Calls for 'use of Force' Retraining VA Nominee McDonald Goes Before Congress Airlines Halt Travel to Israel Amid Violence US Official: Most Migrant Children to Be Removed Police Probing Brooklyn Bridge Flag Switch CDC Head Concerned About a Post-antibiotic Era Raw: First Lady Says `Drink Up' More Water Raw: Massive Fire Burns in North Dakota Town Raw: Truck, Train Crash Leads to Fireball Courts Conflicted Over Healthcare Law
Facebook
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Poll

Upon completion and reopening of Third Street, should the City of Knoxville wait to start the next stage of the Streetscape and Infrastructure project until 2015?

Yes
No
     View Results