Genett Ross Red
November 30, 1939 – July 25, 2018
It is with a heavy heart we announce the passing of our beloved Mother, Genett (Moss) Ross Red on July 25, 2018, at the Madera Community Hospital. Genett, a lifelong resident of Chowchilla, was born on November 30, 1939, in Tallahatchie County, Stover, Mississippi. She moved to Chowchilla in 1955 with her parents Claude and Hester (Smith) Moss; and was one of eight children. She married Donald Arlton Ross on May 6, 1957, in Madera, California. They raised four children in the Red Top and Chowchilla areas. After an eleven-year illness, Donald passed away in 1987. A few years later she met Edgar Eugene “Gene” Red and they were married on June 2, 1990, in Chowchilla, California. Genett worked for the Alview and Dairyland School Districts from 1972 until her retirement in 1998. She was lovingly known as “The Bun Lady” for her amazing breads and desserts. She fed thousands of children over the years and always served them with a smile and encouraging words.
Genett has fifteen grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren.
Genett is preceded in death by her parents Claude and Hester Moss, husband Donald A. Ross, brother Royce L.C. Moss of Mississippi, brother Windle Moss of Arizona, and granddaughter Chelsa Aboud of Redding, California.
Genett is survived by her husband Edgar Eugene “Gene” Red of Chowchilla, California, daughters Donna Ross (Frank Williams) of Graham, Washington, and Denett (Robert) Brown of Springville, California, and sons; David A (Renae) Ross of Chowchilla, California, and Kenneth Ross of Chowchilla, California. Daughter Tamara (Thomas) Aboud of Redding, California, sons Donnie Red of Redding, California, and Shawn (Jennifer) Red of West Blocton, Alabama. Sisters La Verne Westmoreland of Washington, Genever Popoff of Arizona, Nona Lue Jacobson of Washington, Nettie Jane “Kitty” Pierce of California and brother D Johnny Moss of New Mexico. Grandchildren; Christeen (Mark) McCrobie Wilson, Sharleen (Rich) Meyer of Washington, Colleen (Brogan) Nordness of New York, Bobby (Savannah) Brown, Jackie Brown, Jake Ross, Donnie Ross, Dustin Ross, Julianna Ross, Briauna (Mike) Peters, Jesse Red, Ashley Aboud all of California, and Brently Red and Cheyanne Red of Alabama. Great Grandchildren; Natalya, Giavonna, Kenai, Zaphyrah, Ashton, Alayna, Kohen, Jacoby, Leah, Liam, Eli, Preston, Macy and many nieces and nephews who loved their “Aunt Nett”.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, August 10, 2018 beginning at 11:00 a.m. at Cornerstone Community Church located at 208 Fig Tree Road, Chowchilla, California 93610. Arrangements are under the direction of Palm Memorial Worden Chapel.
- Edgar Red, Husband
- Celebration of Life Friday, August 10, 2018
Genett Ross Red
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August 6, 2018
She was such a wonderful and loving person. She will surely be missed from this world by the many peoples life she touched wither directly or indirectly. Such fond memories growing up with her being in my life.