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“I miss and love u so much i know ur in a better place and ur haveing the time of ur life up there. What i wouldnt give to talk to u again and hug u...Read More »
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“we miss u more and more everyday that passes i know your in heaven smileing down on us We Love and miss u so much wishes u was still here just one...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: patty gross - lafollette, TN

“This women here was the best i ever knew soft hearted and loveing always helped others befor her self she is going to be missed so much. love you mom...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Amanda Wilson - Lafollette, TN

“She was a very good person who helped everbody and will be greatly missed. ”
4 of 9 | Posted by: Kathy McNeeley - sister in law

“Heaven gained another Angel.Mary was a wonderful friend. I'll always remember "our" times on her front in Jones Trailer Park. FLY HIGH Mary Because...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Meg Wallace - Friend

“Yesterday I lost my Sister in Law but most of all I lost my best friend. Mary was always there for me & I hope I was for her. She will be greatly...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Sarah Gross Ayers - Jacksboro, TN

“I'm sorry to hear about Mary. Her family will be in my prayers. ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: Sara (Phillips) Boles - Knoxville, TN

“I'm so sorry to hear about Mary she was a very nice person we will be praying for all of the family ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: Linda Phillips Ausmus - Oak Ridge, TN

“I'm so sorry to hear about Mary she was a very nice person we will be praying for all of the family ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: Linda Phillips Ausmus - Oak Ridge, TN


Mary Lee Gross, age 57, of Lafollette, peacefully passed away at her home on Thursday, February 12, 2013. She was born on February 2, 1956 to the late Walter and Elizabeth Phillips Taylor in Vasper, TN. Mary was a member of the Vasper Baptist Church of Caryville. She loved attending church and loved gospel music her favorite singer was James Adkins. Mary also enjoyed fishing, camping, and spending time with her family especially her grandkids. In addition to her parents, Mary is preceded in death by brother, Leroy Taylor.

Mary is survived by:
Husband of 41 years………..Ralph Gross of Lafollette
Sons………………………….Eddie Gross and wife Barbara of Lafollette
Daughters…………………....Amy Sweat and husband Mike of Lafollette
Jessica Gross of Lafollette
Heather Napier of Lafollette
Patty Gross of Lafollette
Brothers………………………..Roger Taylor of Vasper
Sister…………………………..Brenda Bolton and husband Tony of Vasper
Special Cousin……………….Wilma Wilson of Jacksboro
11 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Lake City on Thursday, February 14, 2013 from 12:00PM to 2:00PM with the funeral service to follow at 2:00PM with the Rev. James Adkins officiating. Interment will be held at the New Vasper Cemetery following funeral service. You may also view Mary's guestbook online at www.Holleygamblefh.com. Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in charge of all arrangements.

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