Ella Mae Gros, 86, a resident of Amelia,LA, passed away on Thursday, February 10, 2022 at Thibodaux Regional Medical Center.
Ella Mae was born on February 9, 1936 to Carrie Borne and Claiborne Gros of Labadieville, LA.
Ella Mae was a loving, caring, generous, and selfless person. She was full of life and her witty, fun-loving personality stole the hearts of anyone who came to know her.
She was known as “Grandma” to anyone that had the privilege of knowing her. She enjoyed cooking and spent many years serving her famous gumbo at Chez Marceaux. She had a love for gardening, in particular, she loved roses and never lost a bush. She also enjoyed NFL games, cards, and having a house full of family and friends. Her family was her life and she will be forever missed.
Ella Mae is survived by her husband of seventy years, Jean Gros Sr; her children Agnes Gros Gaudet and her husband, EJ, Lorena Gros Broussard, Jean Gros Jr and his wife Dorothy, Molly Gros Crews and her husband, Paul; her grandchildren Chad Gaudet, Curtis Gaudet, Blaine Gaudet, Cheri Gaudet Martin, Sue Ellen Broussard, James “Jimmy” Broussard Jr, Lisa Broussard, Carey Gros Gaddis, Jean “Bubba” Gros III, Nicholas Gros, Jonathan Gros, Tito Espinal, Tammy Marceaux Manley, Tiffany Marceaux Kelly, Janeen Marceaux Landry, Carissa Marceaux Theriot, Tenille Gaudet, Jessica Crews, Justin Crews, and Jason Crews. She will be missed by her 48 great grandchildren and 22 great-great grandchildren and was looking forward to meeting three more great-great grandchildren on the way.
Ella Mae is preceded in death by her parents, Carrie and Claiborne Gros; her in-laws, Emma Acosta and Lazime Gros; her children, Michael Gros, Peggy Gros Marceaux and her husband Harley; one son-in-law, James “Jimmy” Broussard Sr; her grandchildren, Ethan and Evan Crews; her sisters Lilly Mae Bailey, Irene “Toot” Acosta, Lillian Breaux, Vivian Gros, and her brothers Edward “Mann” Gros, Clarence Gros, and Joseph Gros.
Those honored to serve as pallbearers will be Brennan Manley, Jean Gros III, Nicholas Gros, Jonathan Gros, James Broussard Jr, Justin Crews, Curtis Gaudet, and Chad Gaudet.
Her immediate family will have a private moment with their mother and grandmother at Twin City Funeral Home in Morgan City, LA on Wednesday, February 16, 2022 from 8:00am-9:00am and will welcome family and friends from 9:00am-11:00am. The family invites you to join them in Praying of the Rosary at 10:00am. A mass of Christian Burial will be held immediately following at St Andrew Catholic Church in Amelia, LA. Ella Mae will be laid to rest at St Andrew Cemetery in Amelia, LA.