Irene G. Ross, age 65, of Pine Knot, passed from this life on Sunday, December 11, 2016, at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.

Irene was born on March 19, 1951, in Honey Bee, Kentucky, daughter of the late Willis and Evelyn Ridner Goodin.  She was a homemaker and was a member of Beulah Heights Church of God.

She is survived by her husband, William Ross; her brothers, Dow (and Ellen) Goodin, of Sawyer, Howard (and Joyce) Goodin, of the Falls Road, and Kenneth Goodin, of Tennessee; her sisters, Carolyn (and David) Coleman, of Burnside, Linda Sue Vanover, of Stearns, Ella Mae Goodin, of Stearns, and Janie (and Paul) Hurd, of Parkers Lake; and Kenneth Goodin, Willis (and Pam) Taylor, Freddie (and Angie) Goodin, Anthony Goodin, Joseph Kidd, and Caley Kidd, all who were raised and loved as Irene’s own children.

Irene is preceded in death by her parents; her brothers, Claude Goodin, Roy Goodin, and Willis Goodin, Jr.; and her sisters, Dorothy Ridner and Elsie Mae Ridner.

Visitation will be Tuesday, December 13, 2016, after 6:00 p.m., in Southern Oaks Funeral Home Chapel.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, December 14, 2016, at 2:00 p.m., in the funeral home chapel, with Bro. Dow Goodin and Bro. Johnathan Goodin officiating.  Burial will be in the Ross-Goodin Cemetery.

Southern Oaks Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.