Tommie F. Ross, age 84, of Arkadelphia died Thursday, Nov. 11, 2010, in Hot Springs. 

 Tommie F. Ross, age 84, of Arkadelphia died Thursday, Nov. 11, 2010, in Hot Springs.  
He was born Oct. 13, 1926, in England, the son of the late Alva Franklin and Shelly Mae Paurm Ross.  Tommie was a retired welder and a U. S. Army veteran. His wife, Ella Mae Stumon Ross on March 21, 2010 and one son, Donnie Fite preceded him in death.
Survivors include six sons, Tom Ross Jr., Ike Ross and Rocky Ross all of Seward, Okla., James Ross of Arkadelphia,  Tony Ross of Raceland, La., and Jim Ross of Aguila, Ariz.; five daughters, Ruth Fite of Des Moines, Iowa, Sharon Dillon, Linda Tims and Frankie Faucet all of Seward, and Evelyn Rinkle of Hot Springs; three brothers, Odell Ross of Sallisaw, Okla., Bobby Joe Ross of Myrtle Beach, Ore., and Alex Ross of Arkadelphia; two sisters, Roxie Hoffman of Sallisaw, Okla., and Myrtle Langley of Phoenix, Ariz.; 33 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. Monday, Nov. 15, at Macedonia Cemetery near Dalark. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Sunday at Ruggles-Wilcox Funeral Home in Arkadelphia. Online guest register at www.ruggleswilcox.com