Arlene A. Ross, 89, of Union, died at the Cushing Homestead in Cushing on Jan. 5. Arlene was born July 13, 1928 in Union to Lennie S. Burns and Marion Thurston Burns. She grew up in Union and graduated from Union High School of 1947.
Arlene worked at Gordon’s Market in Union for many years as a sales clerk in the hardware department. She was also a homemaker. She enjoyed knitting, bowling, tennis, and playing games. She was a member of a local Hook Rug Club in Hope. She was a member of the Church of the Nazarene in Union, and attended the Sampson City Church of God in Starke, Fla. Arlene was well known for being a happy woman, and for her extraordinary homemade biscuits.
She was predeceased by her first husband, Ralph L. Mank; second husband, Douglas J. Ross; infant daughter, Rosemary Mank; and brothers, Chester A. Burns, Keith Burns, and Reginald Burns.
She is survived by daughters, Brenda Overlock and husband Roger of Benton, and Virginia Flood and husband Lee of Belfast; sister, Arabelle Davoll and husband Ernest of Rochester, Mass.; grandson, Matthew Elwell and wife Ashley of Union; granddaughter, Raquel Willson and husband Aaron of Limington; 10 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews in Lincoln County.
A graveside service to celebrate Arlene’s life will be held at the East Union Cemetery in Union to be announced.
Condolences for the family may be shared at www.hallfuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements are entrusted to Hall Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 949 Main St., Waldoboro.