Lillian Faye Ross, 91, of Tucson, Arizona, formerly of Aurora, Indiana, passed away Wednesday July 31, 2019 in Tucson, AZ.
She was born April 30, 1928 in Arlington Heights, OH, daughter of the late Charles E. Skidmore and Dorothy (Sullender) Skidmore.
She worked as a receptionist for Dr. Leslie Baker for many years. She then worked as a secretary for Schenley Distillery, retiring after over 20 years of service.
She was a member of Emmanuel Presbyterian Church of Tuscon, AZ.
Faye had a strong faith and a deep love for her two husbands, family, her two children, two step children, grandchildren, step grandchildren, great grandchildren and step great grandchildren.
Lillian is survived by her loving spouse Howard Ross of Tucson, AZ; children, David (Nancy) Giffin of Chesterfield, MO, Debra (Roger) Fehling of Aurora, IN; step son, Michael (Diane) Ross of Tucson, AZ; step daughter, Nancylou Ross of Tucson, AZ; siblings, Charlotte (late Dick) Horn of Lawrenceburg, IN, Bernard (late Sue)Skidmore of Lawrenceburg, IN; brother-in-law, Jerry (Julia) Giffin of Cincinnati, OH; grandchildren, Shelby K. (Will) Baxter of El Paso,TX; Erin M. (Kris) Fairfield of Covington, KY; Scott D. (Amber) Giffin of Wildwood, MO; great-grandchildren, Morgan K. Jones of El Paso, TX, Cainan N. Baxter of Fort Polk,LA; Sawyer I.F. Baxter of El Paso,TX; Carter S. Giffin of Wildwood, MO, Madelyn M. Giffin of Wildwood, MO; step grandson, Jason K. Ross of Tucson, AZ; three step grandchildren, Rachel (Boston) Grambo of Tucson, AZ, Julie (Jason) Chaffey of North Pole, AK, Nicole Sanchez of Tucson, AZ; step great-grandchildren, Jordyn K. Sanchez, Alec N. Sanchez, Jaron A. Chaffey, Jacee M. Chaffey, Hannah L. Ross.
She was preceded in death by her parents; first husband, Clayton "Red" Giffin; sisters, Gloria Becker and Virginia Skidmore, brother David Allen Skidmore; step son, Kenneth D Ross, step grandson, Michael W Ross,
Friends will be received Friday, August 9, 2019 from 5:00-8:00 pm at Rullman Hunger Funeral Home, Aurora, Indiana.
Burial will take place on Saturday at 9:30 am at River View Cemetery.
A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday at 11:00 am at the Aurora First United Methodist Church, 304 Third Street, Aurora, Indiana.
Contributions may be made to Aurora First United Methodist Church, Stain Glass Window fund,or Charity of Donor's Choice. If unable to attend services, please call the funeral home office at (812) 926-1450 and we will notify the family of your donation with a card.
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