Born: September 14, 1883 Heard County, Georgia
Died: February 1, 1976 Waco, McLennan County, Texas
Son of Presley Monroe Gross and Martha Jane Booth
Ila Mae Gross Smith (1907 – 1988)
R. P. Gross, 92, 702 North Robinson Dr., died Sunday at his home.
Funeral services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Wilkirson Hatch Funeral Chapel, Rev. Charles J. McAfee officiating, burial in China Spring Cemetery.
Survivors: Two daughters, Mrs. John (Ann) Odom of Dallas and Mrs. Ila Mae Smith of Houston; son, W.P. Gross of 2712 Westbury Circle; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Active pallbearers: Charles P. Gross, Thomas B. Gross, Alvin H. Oliver, L.E. Stevens, Wayne Polk, H. F. (Punkin) Redding.