Mary Lee Gross, 57, of LaFollette, died Feb. 12, at her home. She was born on Feb. 2, 1956 to the late Walter and Elizabeth Phillips Taylor in Vasper.
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 was preceded in death by brother, Leroy Taylor.
She is survived by her husband of 41 years, Ralph Gross, of LaFollette; son, 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, several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were Feb. 14 with the Rev. James Adkins officiating. Interment was at the New Vasper Cemetery.
Holley-Gamble Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.