The Moore American


July 13, 2011

AnnaBelle Melissa (Hull) Gross

MOORE — AnnaBelle Melissa (Hull) Gross, 93, of Moore, died July 3.

Graveside services were July 7 at the Moore City Cemetery under the direction of Primrose Funeral Service.

She was born Oct. 26, 1917, to Roy Thomas Hull and Elizabeth (Toles) Hull in Oklahoma City. She lived most of her life in Moore and graduated from Moore High School. She married Virlus Leon “Tag” Gross in 1940. She was a longtime member of the First Baptist Church of Moore.

AnnaBelle was preceded in death by her husband and her eldest son, Dr. Nolan L. Gross.

She is survived by her daughters, Sherry Ann Adair; her sons, Dr. Joe N. Gross, Mark A. Gross; her daughter-in-law, Ginger Gross; grandchildren, Leslie Ann Hicks and husband, Robert, Nolan Lee “Tag” Gross and wife, Cassie, Bradley W. Adair, Joel S. Adair, Valerie Brooke Adair, Mark Leland Gross; 10 great-grandchildren, Cooper Gross, Hagan Gross, Maggie Hicks, Boone Hicks, Kate Hicks, John Adair, Andrew Adair, Ophelia Adair, Austin Adair and Ava Gross.

The family has suggested the First Baptist Church of Moore as appropriate for memorial contributions. For condolences visit

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