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Brenda Janette (Jester) Ross

November 27, 1942 — November 20, 2023


Brenda Janette Ross, age 80 of McCaskill, Arkansas, passed away on Monday, November 20, 2023 at her home. She was born on November 27, 2023 in McCaskill to the late Earl Jester and Clara Bell Hile Jester.

Brenda was a member of the Balls Chapel Church of Christ. She was a graduate of Draughon's Business College. She worked as a teller for the Bank of Blevins and as a farmer at JB Farms. Most of all, she enjoyed spending time with her family.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother Gene Jester.

Survivors include her loving husband of sixty-one years John Allen Ross; son Mark Ross and wife Susan; daughter Janet Copeland and husband Rick; two sisters Earline Jester and Debbie Jester Fox; three grandchildren Alan Copeland and wife Brooke, Jana Stewart and husband Zac and Carson Ross; four great-grandchildren Cove and Lennon Copeland and Maverick and Ali Stewart; as well as a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 21, 2023 at Latimer Funeral Home in Nashville.

Graveside services will be at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, November 22, 2023 at Harris Cemetery with Roger Cox officiating, under the direction of Latimer Funeral Home in Nashville.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Tuesday, November 21, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Latimer Funeral Home - Nashville

115 East Hempstead Street, Nashville, AR 71852

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Graveside Service

Wednesday, November 22, 2023

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

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