MIDVILLE, Ga. -- Zachary Ozell Gross, 11, of 327 Trout St., died Wednesday, Aug. 4, 1999, at Burke County Hospital.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Burke County Comprehensive High School, Waynesboro, with the Rev. James Canty officiating. Burial will be in Clear Springs Baptist Church Cemetery.
Zachary, a native of Emanuel County, was a fifth-grader at Blakeney Elementary School, Waynesboro, and played recreational football and baseball. He was a member of Clear Springs Baptist Church, where he served on the Usher Board and the custodial staff.
The family said, "We wish to express our sincere appreciation to our many friends and family members for your prayers and kindness shown during our time of bereavement."
Survivors include his father, Willie Lowery, Louisville; his mother, Barbara J. Gross, Midville; his grandfather, Willie Albert Gross, Hephzibah; and his grandmother, Emma Lodge, Midville.
Pallbearers will be Paul Kilgore, Robert Allen, George Lewis, Corey Dent, Darrell Smith and Roderick "Rocky" Sams.
Friends may call at the residence or at Phinazee and Son Funeral Home.
The Augusta Chronicle Aug. 8, 1999