Annie Mae Ross
Annie Mae Ross is an American actress who passed away peacefully on December 8, 2020. Born in Saint John, she was the wife of Douglas James. She was a graduate of St. John’s University, and later attended Calp’s Department Store. She enjoyed a long and successful career as an actress, but was also a mother and grandmother. She worked as a saleswoman for many years, and also worked at several other jobs.
A lifelong member of Shiloh A.M.E. Zion Church in Grover, NC, she served on the usher board and sang in the senior choir. After retiring from Artee, Annie Mae enjoyed gardening and working in her yard. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and sister. In addition to being the only daughter of her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, James William Roach, Jr., and her brother, Cameron W. Ross.
Member of the American Postal Workers
She was an active member of the American Postal Workers Union. She was also a member of the Senior Choir and the Usher Board. She was also an active member of the Shiloh A. M.E. Zion Church.
Annie Mae Ross was a private person. She was born in Union, North Carolina. She later graduated from the Eastern State Normal School and later attended the University of Maine in Orono. She taught in West Hope, Owls Head, and Rockport Elementary Schools. She raised two children. It was a great honor to have her in our family. Our condolences to her family during this difficult time.
She served as a deaconess, a member of the usher board, and the senior choir. She later married Matthew Ross on New Year’s Day 1983. She retired from the United States Postal Service. She enjoyed spending time in her garden and yard.
After her first conviction, Ross became a philanthropist. During her second prison sentence, she persuaded a drug dealer to become an informant. The DEA subsequently arrested her and found her guilty of drug distribution. She was given a life sentence and served her sentence for the next twenty years. She was released from prison on September 29, 2009 and continued her work as a philanthropist.
Annie Mae Ross was a devoted Christian and a devoted member of the Church of God. She was a member of the Unity A.M.E. Church and a longtime cook. In addition to her church, she was an active member of the Women’s Missionary Society. Although she was a great philanthropist, she also served the community with her devotion.
She was a British-American singer and actress. She was best known as a member of the jazz vocal trio Lambert, Hendricks & Ross. She was born on 25 July 1930 in Surrey England. Her birth name was Annabelle McCauley Allan Short. She was 89 years old when she died on 21 July 2020. Ross received the ASCAP Jazz Wall of Fame award the National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Masters’ Award the MAC Award for Lifetime Achievement.
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