Jacalyn "Jackie" Marye Gross (nee Coats), of Saint Peters, MO, passed away Sunday, May 21, 2023, at the age of 69. Loving wife of Donald Gross; beloved daughter of the late William VI and Barbara M. Coats; devoted mother of Amanda (Tony) Aimonette, Benjamin (Lisa) Gilbertsen, Christopher (Joanna) Gilbertsen, Cynthia Shocklee, and Dale (Amber) Shocklee; stepmother of Maggie (Rodney) Eldridge and Richard Gross; cherished grandmother of Isabella and Dominic Aimonette; dear sister of William "Bill" (Mary) Coats VII.
Jackie and Donald were married for 7 loving years. They moved to Florida together where they enjoyed going to the beach, the warm weather, and getting sun. Jackie was a very strong, dependable, and loving person who was always there for her children. She worked as a registered nurse for most of her life. Jackie was also a devout Christian. In her free time, she enjoyed reading and taking care of plants. Jackie was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
In lieu of flowers, please donate for the Trust for Cynthia Shocklee.