Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday afternoon for William
M. (Mack) Gross, 58, R.R. 4, Mt.Vernon, farmer and an active member of OliveChapelMethodistChurch, who was found dead in his bed at his
home near The Curtis Orchard at Sunday (16 Feb 1958).
Mr. Gross had been ill of a heart condition since 1954 and
suffered a severe attack last June. He recently sold his farm and with his wife
was planning to reside in Mt.Vernon.
Funeral Rites Tuesday: The body is at Welsinger
Funeral Home where friends began calling late
Sunday. Rev. Owen L. Endris,
pastor of North Mt. Vernon Methodist Parish of which Olive Chapel is a unit,
will conduct the funeral service at Tuesday in Welsinger
Chapel. Burial will be in Beech Grove cemetery in West Lynntownship with
American Legion conducted graveside military rites.
The deceased was a native of Graceland County, KY, a son of William L. Gross and Mary
Browning Gross. He had resided in PoseyCounty since 1919. He was a WWI veteran and a
member of Owen Dunn post No. 5, American Legion.
Surviving Relatives: Surviving are the wife, Opal; a stepson Don
stepdaughter, Mrs. Frances Hudgens,
Vincennes; a stepgranddaughter, Donna E. Johnston; three
sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth Key and Mrs. John Chafflin,
both of Mt. Vernon, and Mrs. Ora Dale, Gary, IN;
three brothers, Hunter, R.R. 5, Mt. Vernon, George M., Mt. Vernon, and John,
Gary, IN, and several nieces and nephews.