The Columbus Dispatch 27 September, 1997
Mary Freeman Ross, age 94, died at Riverside Methodist Hospital on September 25, 1997. Preceded in death by husband Donald M. Ross and sister Eleanor Metzger. Survived by niece, Ellen (Richard) Palmer. Mary enjoyed a 47 year career in the field of law enforcement with the Buckeye State Sheriff's Association, the Ohio Chiefs of Police, and the Ohio Attorney General. She was a corporate representative of the National Sheriff's Association. Service will be held Monday, September 29, 1997, 11 a.m. at the WEIR-AREND FUNERAL HOME, 4221 N. High St. (3 blocks south of Henderson Rd.), where friends may call 1 hour prior to service. Rev. Richard I. Ward officiating. Interment Union Cemetery.