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The Advocate Messenger; Friday April 2, 2004

Oma G. Gross

CRAB ORCHARD - Services for Oma Griffey Gross, 89, of Brodhead, will be 2 p.m. Sunday at McKnight Funeral Home by John Erwin. Burial will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery.

She died Thursday at Rockcastle County Hospital.

Born March 15, 1915, in Harlan County, she was the daughter of the late Floyd and Nora Caldwell Griffey. She was a homemaker and a member of Holiness Church of God. She was the widow of Levi Gross.

Survivors include two daughters, Edna Brock of Crab Orchard and Betty McMahan of Somerset; and two grandchildren whom she raised, Shirley Martin of Brodhead and Allen Collins of Crab Orchard; 39 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by seven children, Margie Gross, Mae Rodriguez, Shirley Wilson, Barbara Gonzales, and John, Caleb and Eugene Gross.

Pallbearers will be Michael Bishop, Dale Carpenter, and Wayne, Bobby, Anthony and John Wilson.

Visitation will be after 5:30 p.m. Saturday.