Nina Gross

Nina Bell (Knott) Gross, 73, of Mount Vernon, Ind., passed away on Monday, September 15, 2014 in Evansville, Ind. She was born on August 17, 1941 to William and Elner (Watts) Knott.
Nina was a long time member of Mt. Zion General Baptist Church. She loved her Pomeranian, Sweet Pea and enjoyed fishing and taking long walks.
She was preceded in death by her parents; three sisters, Mary Louis Knott, Betty Knott, and Virginia Littrell; and niece, Bonnie Knott.
She is survived by her husband of 46 years, Harold Gross; daughters, Frankie (Donnie) Briggs of Mount Vernon, Donna Hayes of Evansville, and Tammy Mello and Jeff Bulla of Mount Vernon; son, Rick Bowman and Stacey Brakie of Mount Vernon; brother, Marion (Ruby) Knott of Beaver Dam, Ky.; aunt, Rachel Watts – Baxley of Rodney, Canada; thirteen grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Service were held at 1 p.m., Friday, September 19, 2014 at Schneider Funeral Home, 512 Main Street in Mount Vernon, Ind., with burial to follow in Bellefontaine Cemetery.
Visitation was from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m., service time on Friday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society.
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