Fantasia Deanna Ross

Published 11:30 am Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Fantasia Deanna Ross was born July8, 1997 in Collins, to Mickey (Rosie) Ross and Jennifer (Solomon) Fairley.

Despite the many obstacles she had to overcome, she fought a good fight. On October 16, at the age of 19 and following a lengthy illness, Fantasia was called by our Heavenly Father to receive her wings.

Fantasia joined Rocky Valley MB Church at an early age. She attended Collins Elementary School for a short period of time.

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She is preceded in death by her grandmother Serlina Byrd, four aunts Brenda Lampley, Annie Lois Weathersby, Ada Mae Carter and Sarah Wilson, and two uncles Crawthorne Neon Poole and Charles James Stokes.

Fantasia leaves to cherish her loving memories: her loving parents, Mickey (Rosie) Ross of Laurel, Jennifer (Solomon) Fairley of Collins; five sisters Shabbreona Byrd and Kemyia Fairley of Collins, Shernaze and Laila Ross of Bassfield, and Courtney Lindsey of Laurel; loving grandparents Willie (Estella) Ross of Bassfield, Ivey Jean Roby, Billy (Willene) Gibbs, Artis (Pauline) Fairley all of Collins; great grandparents C.C. Byrd of Collins; five aunts, Carlotta Williams of Prentiss, Tracey (Murphy) Evans of West Point, Rhonda Poole of Prentiss, Kiressa (Lee) Keys, Veronica (Tommy) Byrd all of Collins; six uncles, Gregory (Theresa) Nelson of Gautier, James (Carolyn) Ross and Paul (Vanilla) Ross of Prentiss, Maurice Roby and Billy Ray (Angie) Gibbs of Collins, Gregory Gibbs of Jacksonville, FL; one great aunt Linda Sue Byrd of Collins; a special uncle Timothy (Jessica) Byrd of Collins; and a host of cousins.