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Lavon "Bonnie" Gross

September 25, 1936 — August 27, 2021

Lavon “Bonnie” Gross, 84, of New Castle, passed away unexpectedly in her home on Friday, August 27, 2021. She was born September 25, 1936 in Carthage, IN, a daughter of the late Delbert and Leola (Logan) Conley.

A 1954 graduate of Carthage High School, Bonnie retired from Indiana Knitwear in Greenfield following over 30 years of service. She also, along with her husband, owned and operated New Castle Sawmill for many years. She enjoyed gardening and taking care of her yard and was an avid “I Love Lucy” fan. She enjoyed traveling, loved her family, especially holiday gatherings, and loved her dog, Precious.

She leaves to cherish her memory, her husband of over 67 years, Ronald Gross of New Castle, whom she married February 20, 1954; two sons, Tom (Diana) Gross of Spiceland and Mike (Lucinda) Gross of North Vernon; grandchildren, Brandy (Chris) Decker of Seymour, Michael Gross Jr. of Tell City, Nicholas Scott (Chrissa) Gross of Leesville, LA, Ryan (Emily) Gross of Hagerstown and Kyle (Natalie) Gross of Dunrieth; great grandchildren, Hayden (Abbie) Decker, Lonnie Gross, Lillie (Damien) Hyde, Ruby Gross, Riley Gross and Carter Gross; two sisters, Barb (Earl) Austin of Shirley and Mary Lou Huckeby of New Castle; a brother, Delbert (Karen) Conley of Greensburg; several nieces and nephews; sisters-in-law, Virgina Conley of New Castle, Wanda Conley of Shirley, Louise Smith of New Castle, and Connie Schuyler of Greenfield; brother-in-law, Lonnie Reger of Kingsberry.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three sisters, Sue Parmley, Betty Melton and Evelyn Huckeby; three brothers, Eck Conley, Jr. Conley, and Omar Conley; four brothers-in-law, Berlin (Darlene) Gross, Raymond Gross, Jerry Reger, and Steve Schuyler.

Services will be at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, August 31, 2021 at Hinsey-Brown Funeral Service, Knightstown Chapel with Bro. Randy Gross officiating. Burial will follow in Carthage Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m., Monday, August 30, 2021 at the funeral home. You may share a condolence or memory of Bonnie at www.hinsey-brown.com .

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Monday, August 30, 2021

4:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Hinsey-Brown Funeral Service Knightstown Chapel

7355 S Indiana 109, Knightstown, IN 46148

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Tuesday, August 31, 2021

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Hinsey-Brown Funeral Service Knightstown Chapel

7355 S Indiana 109, Knightstown, IN 46148

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