Dawn Elizabeth “Duckie” Ross, 18, of Louisa County, passed away Thursday, May 23, 2013, along side her boyfriend, Derrick E. Burford.
Dawn, born June 8, 1994, was a lifelong resident of Louisa and volunteered at the Louisa Moose Lodge #2065 for many events.
Survivors include her father Mark P. Ross Sr.; grandparents Millie Ross of Louisa and Herbert Gene and Elliewood Dorman of Albemarle; brothers Andrew Blake Ross and wife Mary of Pittsburgh, PA and Mark Preston Ross Jr. of Shady Grove, MD; sisters Lanessa Brown of Charlottesville, Brittny Ross of Pittsburgh, Marenia and Cynthia Ross of Louisa and Dakota Bogart of Albemarle; and many other extended family members and friends. She was preceded in death by her great-grandparents Ollie Sprouse and Selesse Rebecca Summitt; grandfather Leonard Ross; aunt Nancy Pruitt; cousins Charles Pruitt, Christina Garr and Nevaeh Beason; uncle Bobby Pruitt; and sister Katrina Lynn Brown.
The family will receive friends from 5-8pm Wednesday, May 29 at Woodward Funeral Home.
A service will be held at 11am Thursday, May 30 at New Life Community Church. Interment will follow in Spring Grove Cemetery.
Memorials may be made in her name to the University of VA Children’s Hospital, 1215 Lee St., Charlottesville, VA 22903 or to the Louisa Moose Lodge #2065.