We Live in Hearts We Leave Behind ~ Thomas Campbell

Barbara Gross

A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, December 6, 2014 for 73 year old Barbara Sue Gross of Chester, IL who died Monday, December 1, 2014 at Three Springs Lodge Nursing Home in Chester, IL.

Barbara was born May 8, 1941 in Caseyville, IL, the daughter of Harry and Arneda (Utley) Blockley. She married Vernon "Pete" Gross on September 2, 1970 in Chester, IL and he preceded her in death on April 27, 2000.

Survivors include one daughter, Theresa Gross of Chester, IL. Three sisters, Norma Rathjen of Murphysboro, IL, Karen Parrish of Perryville, MO and Sharon Kennedy of Steeleville, IL. Two brothers, James Blockley of Chester, IL and Brad Blockley of Troy, IL. One grandson also survives.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, three sisters and one brother.

It was Mrs. Grossís wish to be cremated.

Visitation will be after 10am Saturday, December 6, 2014 at the Pechacek-McClure Funeral Home in Chester, IL.

A Memorial Service for 73 year old Barbara Gross of Chester, IL will be held at 11am Saturday, December 6, 2014 at the Pechacek-McClure Funeral Home in Chester, IL with Rev. Ron Coleman officiating.

Memorials can be made to family choice in care of Theresa Gross.