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Cora Virginia Ross Brice, the daughter of the late Andrew Sylvester Ross (1907-1993) and Ruth Skinner Ross (1909-1988), was born on 3 December 1938 in Easton, MD.
She was summoned to her final rest on Sunday, 15 March 2020, at Easton Memorial Hospital, Easton, MD.
Cora attended Williamsburg Grade School, Middle School (Port Street) and graduated from Moton High in1956. While at Moton, she was a cheerleader and majorette.
Cora met and married Wardell E. Brice of Ivy Town. They married on 13 December in 1962 in Easton MD. Together they raised two daughters and one son and in later years
two grandsons prior to his premature death in 1997. She worked at Konsyl Pharmaceuticals for 33 years and at Hank’s Seafood for 12 years.
Cora was a member of the Waters United Methodist Church in Oxford, MD, where she served on the Usher Board as Usher Secretary/Treasurer and prior to that raised as a
member of Williamsburg United Methodist Church. She became an Usher with her father in 1980, and ushered for over 33 year, prior to her illness.
She is known to all as “Aunt Cora”, “Miss Cora” or “Mom” to many. Her hobbies included attending and watching basketball, football, where she adopted numerous high
school athletes into her family circle. She was an avid fan of old western movies; she loved to cook, attend church, watch wrestling, listening 60s’ tunes as she cleaned her
home and create memorable 4 th of July Annual celebrations for experiences for familyand friends.
Cora is predeceased by her husband, Wardell E. Brice, Sr.; her daughter, Pamela Denise Hayman; her parents, Andrew Ross and Ruth Ross; and five siblings, Helen
Haynes, Francis Askins, Joanne Murray, Lewis Ross, and William L. Ross Sr and sister in-law Anna Ross.
She is survived by a daughter, Deborah A. Brice, Alexandria, VA: a son, Wardell E.Brice, Jr., Easton, MD, daughter-in-law, Tracy Batson-Brice, Easton, MD; son-in-law,
Larry Hayman, Tallahassee, FL; her grandchildren, Eric Brice, Aaron Brice, Lauren Hayman, Larry Hayman Jr, and Laramie Hayman; 3 great-grandchildren, sister Doris
Gillard of Philadelphia, PA, and Sister-in-laws Maddie Ross, Gladys Brice and Betty Brice of Easton, MD. She leaves behind numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and
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