Berma Ross


Berma Ross, 80, passed away in Austin, Texas, on Jan. 14, 2012. She was born to Elzie and Bernice Johnson Thompson on Jan. 16, 1931 in San Marcos, Texas. She was very much loved an honored in our community.

Berma Ross was an educator for Lockhart Independent School District for 26 years retired and began working with Geo Systems for 19 years. Berma was the retired owner of B

’s Café in Dale, Texas, and deeply loved in the community by many.

She leaves to cherish her memory her children: Schequeta Ross-Black, Bernistine Ross-Williams, Margaret Ross-Black, Bobby Lee Ross Jr., Carolyn Ross-Toren, Ricky Ross and Tanya Ross-Miller; grandchildren: Frederic Lee Chancellor Roland, Bianca Ross-Roland, Ashley Jackson, Felicity Ross, Hunter Ross, Meagan Ross, Sterling Ross, Jeremy Ross, John Eric Ross, Vincent Earnest, Ajanae Earnest, Monet Lewis and Keyion Lewis; great-grandchildren: Jaycee Lewis, Amarieyone Ferguson, Ashton Ross-Taque, Ma’leeyon Winfield, Erica Williams, Serenity Randle, Kenny Jackson and Baby Tyson.

A visitation was held at Eeds Funeral Home from 4 – 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2012. A viewing was held from 9 – 11 a.m. at Corinth United Methodist Church in Dale, Texas. Funeral services were held on Thursday, Jan. 19 at 11 a.m. at the Corinth United Methodist Church of Dale, with the Reverend John E. Morris, Jr., presiding. Serving as the pallbearers were: Danny Earl Johnson, Royce Ellison, Jr. , Joe Black, Eddie Ray Brite, Nathaniel Bennett, Jeremy Quentin Ross, Ernest Teddy Johnson , Richard Simon, Kirk Johnson, Jett Franks, Richard “Woody “ Mendez, William Thompson, Jr., Derrick Ellison and Datron Washington. Serving as the honorary pallbearers were: Bobby Lee Ross, Jr., Ricky Ross, Johnny Brite, Gus Brite, Royce Ellison, Sr., Frederic Chancellor, Lee Roland, Sterling, Wayne Ross and Hunter Dalone Ross. Interment followed at Dale Memorial Cemetery in Dale. All arrangements with Eeds Funeral Home, 408 S. Main St., Lockhart, Texas 78644. (512) 398-2343.



  1. Lynda G. Jones 2 February, 2012 at 16:33 Reply

    Mrs. Ross was a very nice and sweet lady. She will live on in your hearts and in your memory. My sincere condolences for your loss.
    Time has a way of healing.

  2. Vicki and Leroy Kanemeier 8 February, 2012 at 00:06 Reply

    Berma was a delightful, loving woman. She was like a mother to Leroy and I. She really thought Leroy was so funny and loved hiim like her own. Always smiling, never complaining and willing to talk about anything, we loved her as a dear and wonderful friend. May God let her rest in peace. Love to Berma and her family.

  3. crista wells 16 March, 2012 at 03:04 Reply

    Mrs. Ross was so loved by so many. She will definitely be missed but never forgotten. She was such a positive role model for all that she encountered and treated all as her own children.
    RIP Mrs. Ross love you!!!!

  4. Reginald Benson 13 May, 2015 at 23:27 Reply

    she was the kindest person. I loved her dearly and wish I had told her more. she did so much for so many. she is very missed by her family and the community.

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