Velma M. Ross, 81, of Cadiz, died Saturday, February 12, 2011 at Trinity Medical Center, West in Steubenville. She was born August 30, 1929 in Maynard, Ohio, a daughter of the late Alex and Anna Debola Yansens.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Fremo Ross in 2006; two brothers, Albert and Ernest Yansens; and a sister, Elizabeth Soos.

Friends may call Thursday, 2-4 and 7-9 at Clark-Kirkland Funeral Home, where services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. with Rev. Richard Hasley officiating. Burial will follow at Union Cemetery in St. Clairsville.  Memorial contributions may be made to Scott United Methodist Church, 817 E. Market St., Cadiz, OH 43907. A full obituary will appear in the next print edition of the Harrison News-Herald.