Mary Helen Ross

March 18, 1926June 11, 2018

Mary Helen Ross, 92, of Columbus, GA, passed away June 11, 2018 surrounded by her loving family and under the care of Columbus Hospice. Mary was born in Miland, GA and graduated from Miland High School. She grew up during the depression era and learned very quickly how to be frugal. Mary met the love of her live and married Leonard Frank Ross. Mary became a military wife and working mom. They settled in Columbus where she stayed during her husband’s deployments to raise their children. Mary was the office manager for many years at the Officer’s Club at Fort Benning before retiring to work in her yard. People in her Oakland Park would come by just to stop and admire her flowers. She was a model Military Wife who loved and supported her family. Mary was buried with her husband at Fort Benning’s Main Post Cemetery June 13, 2018 with a private family service. Reverend Hank Reeves officiated. Fond memories and condolences may be shared at

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