Rebecca Gross, 70Published 6:06pm Sunday, October 21, 2012
Born: July 24, 1942
Died: Oct. 19, 2012
Rebecca Ann Gross, 70, of Niles, passed away on Friday, Oct. 19, 2012, at her residence with her family by her side.
Rebecca was born on July 24, 1942, in Decker, Tenn., to the late John and Josephine (Grooms) Gipson.
She married the love of her life, Kenneth Gross, on Nov. 29, 1958, at a ceremony in Niles.
Rebecca was a cook at West Woods Nursing Home of Niles for 35 years. She enjoyed watching a good game of baseball and was a proud Cubs fan.
She is preceded in death by her parents and grandson, Dustin Kellogg.
Rebecca is survived by her husband; three sons, Kenneth (Kitt) Gross Jr. of Denver, Colo., Kevin (Cheryl) Gross of Niles, Kerry Gross of Niles; three daughters, Karen Gross-Kellogg of South Haven, Kathryn (Chris) Nicodemus of Edwardsburg, Karla Gross of Niles; 15 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, who all called her Nana; two brothers, Armon Gipson of Niles, Norman Gipson of Nashville, Tenn.; and a sister, Frances Burr, of Murfreesboro, Tenn.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24, at Brown Funeral Home with a time of visitation one hour prior. Interment will follow at Silverbrook Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made in Rebecca’s memory to Hospice at Home, 4025 Health Park Ln., St Joseph, MI 49085.
Condolences, photos and memories may be left for the family at www.BrownFuneralHomeNiles.com or on our Facebook page www.facebook.com/BrownFuneralHome.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Brown Funeral Home & Cremation Services.