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Mary Lou (Robison) Gross

April 15, 1935 ~ October 17, 2021 (age 86)


Mary Lou Gross, 86, of Ridgedale, Missouri. 

Mary Lou Gross passed away on Sunday October 17, 2021, at her residence with family at her side. She was born on April 15, 1935, Omaha, Arkansas, the daughter of William Albert Robison and Ida Pauline Jones Robison.

Mary Lou was a longtime resident of Taney County.  She attended the Pentecostal Church at Ridgedale, Missouri.  She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, and outdoors gardening.  She was the Best Mother.  She was especially known for her coconut cream pies and chocolate gravy.

Mary Lou is survived by sisters Linda Essary of Omaha, Arkansas, and Stella Powell of Springfield, Missouri; sons Wesley, Virgil, Johnny, and Cecil all of Ridgedale, Missouri; daughters Pamela Fausett of Ridgedale and Brenda Gross of Green Forest, Arkansas; 12 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, and 3 great-great-grandchildren.

Mary Lou is preceded in death by her parents; husband Everett; sisters Norma Jean Robison and Betty Gene “Pat” Arnold; brother Shurman Robison; and grandsons Jerry Leo Fausett, Allexander Lee Fausett, and Andrew Keith Gross.


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October 21, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Whelchel Grace Funeral Home
16560 US Hwy 160
Forsyth, MO 65653

Funeral Service
October 22, 2021

11:00 AM
Emmanuel Baptist Church
301 College Street
Omaha, AR 72662

October 22, 2021

Cedar Valley Cemetery
599 Cedar Valley Road
Hollister, MO 65672

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