May 28, 1954 - December 30, 2020
“To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted; A time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance;” Ecclesiastes 3:1, 2, & 4
Michael Ross was born May 28, 1954 to the late Talma Jean Crain Watson and Elbert Ross. Michael departed life on Wednesday, December 30, 2020 in New Orleans, LA.
Michael graduated from Franklinton High School in May of 1972 and later attended the University of California.
Michael later enlisted in the United States Army and was honorably discharged in August 1976. He majored in Missile and Ammunitions and was certified in August of 1974.
He loved fishing, gardening, and entertaining family.
He leaves to cherish his memories, daughters, April Holiday of Franklinton, LA and Latikka Lott of Ohio; step-daughter, Vanessa Jackson of New Orleans, LA; three grandsons, King Magee, Kameron Holden, Kane Holden; two grand-daughters, Sky and Summer Lott; two step-grandsons, Gerald and De’Sean Coleman; step-granddaughter, Mysia Coleman; ex-wife and caregiver, Mary Ross; special aunt, Marva Crain; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Michael was preceded in death by his mother, Talma J. Crain Watson; father, Elbert Ross; brothers, August, Leon, Glynn, and Donnell Ross; and his sister, Paula Ross Burkhalter.
Crain and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.