Mattie Carolyn Ross
Mattie Carolyn Ross
December 31, 1941 - March 30, 2019

Carolyn Ross

Mattie Carolyn Ross, 77, of East Palatka, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, March 30, 2019 at Putnam Community Medical Center in Palatka.

Carolyn was born in Gainesville and was raised in Flagler Beach. She had been a 50 year resident of Palatka and had been a resident of East Palatka for the past 8 years. She retired from Georgia Pacific Corp in Palatka after over 40 years of service, working in several capacities including tow motor driver. Carolyn enjoyed knitting, ceramics and her dogs. She was a Baptist.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Joe “Pap Pap” and Carrie Preston; her companion, Cordell Franklin; a great-granddaughter, Madelyn “Mattie” Plante and a sister, Kathryn Gresham.

Surviving are her daughter, April Tomlinson of East Palatka; her sons, Dwayne Ross and wife, Cindy and Todd Adams and wife, Karen, all of Palatka; a sister, JoAnn Wells and husband, Henry of Bradenton; 5 grandchildren and spouses, Sarah and Robert Plante, Blaze Roughton, T.J. and Sharai Adams, Kala and Jeremy Davis and Savannah Ross; four great-grandchildren, Tyler, Alyssa, Lincoln and J.T. Adams and several nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held 2:00 pm Thursday, April 4, 2019 at Oak Hill East Cemetery in Palatka with Pastor Kevin Dodge officiating.

Memorial gifts may be sent to S.A.F.E. Pet Rescue, Inc., P. O. Box 840215, St. Augustine, FL 32080.

Messages of encouragement or sympathy may expressed on her online guestbook at

Masters Funeral Home of Palatka is in charge of arrangements.

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