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September 1, 1951 ~ May 10, 2023 (age 71) 71 Years Old
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Jimmy Gross, age 71 passed away Wednesday, May 10, 2023. He was an active Church of Christ preacher for forty-seven years. Jimmy and his wife, Jennie operated The Pine Vale Children’s Home for seventeen plus years. He also loved Tennessee football. He was survived by his wife married since December 1967, Jennie McAnally Gross; daughter, Sonni George Hodge; sons, Jimmy “Beau” Wayne Gross Jr. (Alison), Philip Lewis (Amy), and Devin Dickey (Heather); grandchildren, Anna Claire Ivy, Mary Ivy, Caroline Gross, Amy Oliver (Troy), Heather Rooney (Adam), Layla George, Juliana Dickey, and Alsie Dickey; great grandchildren, Easton, Foster, Lottie Kaye, Addie Grace, and Liam; sisters-in-law, Donna McAnally and Cathy Bonds. He was preceded in death by his parents, Tommy and Irene Gross; sister, Patty Booker; son-in-law, Gary George; parents-in-law, JJ and Hurtleen McAnally; brothers-in-law, David Bonds and Buddy McAnally. Visitation will be Friday, May 12, 2023, at Iuka Church of Christ beginning at 10:00 a.m. until noon with a Memorial service following at noon. Officiating will be Bro. Ben McAnally and Bro. Lance Foster. Ludlam Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Jimmy Gross. In lieu of flowers please donate to The Booneville College Ministry. You may leave online condolences to the family at www.ludlamfuneralhome.com