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Geraldine "Geri" Swan-Gross

Geraldine "Geri" Swan-Gross, 85 of West Monroe, LA passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 10, 2012.

Geri was born in Glover, OK and lived most of her life in the West Monroe area. She was retired from Guide Lamp, also had a career as a residential developer and real estate agent.

Ms. Gross was preceded in death by her ex-husband, M.E. "Red" Gross, parents, sister, and two brothers. She is survived by brother Van B. (Clare) Swan, son C. Steve Gross, daughter Marci (Don) Leonard, "daughter" Jana (Richard) Lay, three grandchildren, five GREAT grandchildren, nieces & nephews in TX, OK, WA, FL, LA, GA, & AK.

Memorial services will be held Saturday, Nov 17, 2012 from 1:00 PM until 3:00 PM at Community of Christ Church, 6461 Cypress St. West Monroe, LA 71291 with Pastor Don Hawkins officiating.

In accordance with her wishes her ashes will be returned to Glover, OK, the place of her birth, on a later date.

In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer donations be made to the Community of Christ Church Building Fund.

online condolences may be made to the family at

Griffin Funeral Home

West Monroe, LA

Published in The News Star on Nov. 16, 2012