November 25, 1937 ~ August 5, 2022

Born in: Tabor City, NC
Resided in: Arden, NC

Shelba Hux Ross, age 84, passed away peacefully on Friday, August 5, 2022 at
Pardee Hospital in Hendersonville, NC. She was born November 25, 1937 in Tabor
City, NC to Rena Todd Hux and Benjamin Hux. On November 16, 1958 she married
Richard Ross and they resided most of their wonderful 52 years together in Laurens,

Shelba worked as a Lab Technician for many years and also worked as the
school nurse for Laurens District 55 High School until her retirement in 2002. She was
beloved by her friends, coworkers, and students, and was known for her poise, quick
wit, and sense of humor. She was an amazing mother who loved spending time with
family, reading, playing card games, golf at Lakeside Country Club, and watching
sports. Shelba was also a fantastic cook and enjoyed sharing her recipes with loved

Shelba is remembered by her children, Margaret Gorum (Joe) of Laurens,
Richard Ross Jr. (Cathy) of Mt. Pleasant, Dianne Ross (Julia) of Asheville, Elizabeth
Partin (Tyler) of Goose Creek, and Eryn Eason (Jamey) of Mt. Croghan; and 7
grandchildren, Addison, Jori, Jordan, Ross, Caroline, Marshall, and Hunter. She was
preceded in death by her loving husband, Richard Ross Sr., her brother, Harold Hux,
and her parents. A memorial service to celebrate her life will be held on August 20th at
First United Methodist Church, 244 West Main Street, Laurens, SC. Visitation will begin
at 1 pm followed by the Memorial at 2 pm. The family asks that in lieu of flowers,
donations be made to the First United Methodist Church of Laurens or the charity of your choice.


Memorial Service: August 20, 2022 2:00 pm

First United Methodist Church
244 West Main St.
Laurens, SC 29360


Visitation: August 20, 2022 1:00 pm

First United Methodist Church
244 West Main St.
Laurens, SC 29360


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