Betty Ross Lowell


Betty Ross Lowell, 95, of Ashland peacefully passed away Monday, September 9, 2019 at her residence surrounded by those who loved her.
Betty was born January 31, 1924, in Catlettsburg, Ky., a daughter of the late George Washington and Marguerite Hensley Ross.
In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by her Husband Frank Lowell in 2009; brothers Jack Ross, Rupert Ross, Bill Ross, Merrill Ross; and sisters Bonnie McLeod and Martha Frances Kahne.
Betty graduated from Boyd County High School. She moved to Norfolk, Va. with her sister Bonnie during World War II and served with the United States Navy in Civil Service as a budget Officer and Comptroller. She returned to Ashland with her husband Frank in 2004 to enjoy retirement.
Those left to cherish her memory include her nieces and nephews, Lynn Ross of Bluffton, S.C., Paulette Ross of Apopka, Fla., Greg Ross (Tish) of Ashland, Roger Ross (Becky) of Ashland, Frank Ross (Queta) of Ashland, Steve Ross (Pam) of Ashland, Bonnie Jean Ross of Ashland, Melinda Ross Rahal (Nick) of Beckley, W.Va., Vince Kahne (Sherry) of Paducah, Ky., Harry Kahne (Sandy), of Louisville, Ky., Rebekah Kahne Salyer of Ashland, Danny Ross McLeod of Dallas, Texas, Larry McLeod (Jill) of Alexandria, Va., Billy McLeod (Christina) Denver, Colo.; and a host of extended family and friends.
No services are planned. Betty's wish was to be buried next to her late husband in the Elmwood Cemetery in Norfolk, Virginia.
Steen Funeral Home, Central Avenue Chapel, has been entrusted with arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in Betty's memory to Community Hospice, 1480 Carter Avenue, Ashland, KY 41101.
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Bonnie J Ross
Sep 15, 2019
There are no words to explain what a precious, elegant and thoughtful lady she was. I will miss her so much, it still doesn't seem real. I will miss our talks in the kitchen, her sitting in her captain's chair... Cooking for her, just spending quality time with her. She was loved by anyone that met her. Until I see you again Ms. Betty enjoy your time in your Captain's chair. I will see you again.... Always Bonnie Jean