Catherine Martin Ross, 98, Pekin, died Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2005.
A native of Washington County, born Nov. 2, 1907, she was the daughter of the late Oliver Thomas and Etta Farabee Martin.
She was a retired social worker and member of Church of Christ in Palmyra, Business Professional Women and BETA Sigma Phi, and was president of the Easter Seals Society.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Efphram Ross; three brothers, Carl, Harold and Lloyd Martin, and a sister, Bernice Martin.
Survivors include two nephews; a niece, and Carolyn Dalton of Palmyra, who cared for her.
Funeral: Friday, Dec. 9, at Love Funeral Home in Palmyra with burial in Martinsburg Cemetery.