Margie Nell Morrell Gross, age 81, of Bluff City, Tenn., went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at the Ballad Health Hospice House. She was born May 28, 1938 in Bristol, Va., a daughter of the late Ivan R. and Eleanor Leonard Morrell. Margie was a lifelong resident of the Bristol area. She was a member of River Bend Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Cecil O. Gross.
She is survived by her children, Rickey Morrell, Steve Gross, Shawn Gross and wife Donna, Terry Gross and wife Amanda; ten grandchildren and four great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
A private graveside service will be held at Shipley Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. The family would like to extend a special thanks to the staff of Ballad Hospice for their loving care, prayers and support.
Online condolences may be registered at www.weaverfuneralhome.net. Arrangements have been made with Weaver Funeral Home and Cremation Services.