Mary F. Gross


Mary F. Gross, 90, of New Castle passed away in her daughter’s home in Fort Stockton following an extended illness She was born March 29, 1927 in Cadwell, GA, a daughter of the late Joel E. and Julia F. (Johnson) Watson.

A homemaker, Gross enjoyed taking care of her family, and making their house a home. She was active member of the First Apostolic Church of New Castle for the past 54 years, where she had also served as a Sunday School teacher.

She leaves to cherish her memory daughter Shirley (Vernon) Munson of Ft. Stockton; a son, Randy V. (Judy) Gross of New Castle; four grandchildren, Philip (Michele) Munson of Phoenix, Andrew (Christina) Gross of Luther, OK, Hannah Munson of Phoenix, and Alicia (Anthony) Pulido of Shelbyville; great-grandchildren Ethan, Halie, Nolan, and Ava Gross, all of Luther, OK; Patrick Murphy of Denver; Jayden Munson of Ft. Stockton; Peyton Munson of Phoenix, Alan Pulido of Shelbyville, and Lincoln Munson of Phoenix; and nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband George M. Gross in 1997; a sister, Nancy Nelms; and two brothers, Dan Watson and L. Franklin Watson.