Dora Whitmore Ross

1908 ~ 2008

Dora Maud Lock Whitmore Ross, 99, loving mom and grandma, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her family. She was born June 11, 1908 in Heyburn, Idaho to Frank Wilson and Nettie Jane Wilburn Lock. Dora married Alton Leonard "Jack" Whitmore on May 12, 1926 in Midvale, Utah. Jack died March 17, 1977. On January 3,1979, Dora married James "Joe" Andrew Ross in Lark, Utah. He passed away in 1991. Dora was a member of the LDS Church and took great pride in caring for her loving family. She was adored as a great homemaker, mom and grandma. She worked at the Lark Grocery Store for 17 years in Lark, Utah. Her hobbies included ceramics and sewing. Dora was a former resident of Lark and Copperton, Utah and Melba, Idaho.

Survivors: children, Ila Ross (Lynn) Christianson, Judy Ross Gramse (Max, deceased), both California; also many grandchildren and great -grandchildren; daughter-in-law, Sharon L. Whitmore, Nampa, Idaho; grandchildren, Gary L. Whitmore, Nampa, Idaho; Dennis Rydell (Angie), Middleton, Idaho; Donna Hukill, Nampa, Idaho; Janet Moala (Sione), West Jordan; Jody Atwood, Syracuse, Utah; great-grandchildren, Christopher Whitmore, Amy and Stephen Rydell, Sepeti, Loata, Donald, Tofavaha Moala; Natasha, Karissa, Jaeson Atwood; great-great- grandchildren, Malachi Sepeti Keim, Kalin Atwood. Preceded in death by her son, Gary Samuel Whitmore.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, Feb. 23, 2008 at 12 noon in the Goff Mortuary 8090 So. State where friends may call Fri. 6-8 pm or Saturday from 10:45-11:45 a.m. Interment, Larkin Sunset Gardens.