Carol Ann Gross Whitted
February 8, 1948 – October 5, 2019
Carol Ann Whitted went to her eternal resting place October 5, 2019 in Crescent Valley, NV surrounded by her family.
Carol was born February 8, 1948 to Edwin and Martha Seymour Gross in Dupree, South Dakota. Carol was raised and went to school in Sturgis , S.D.
Carol met and married the love of her life Merlin Lee Whitted August 27, 1969 in Sturgis, S.D. Into the union Merlin brought a son Gene and a daughter Lucinda (Lucy) and Carol brought two daughters Sheri and Shelda. Later the family welcomed a new member Rene. Merlin adopted Sheri and Shelda uniting the family. This union lasted 42 years until Merlin passed away.
Carol worked as a waitress in a few restaurants but her true calling was being a wife and stay at home mom. She enjoyed doing different crafts, dancing and visiting with friends and family. Carol was an excellent cook with Kuchean being her specialty that was often requested.
Preceding her in death were her parents Edwin and Martha Gross, her husband Merlin Whitted, daughter Darla May Ladson, brother Tommy Gross, maternal and paternal grandparents and several aunts and uncles.
Carol shared her life with her children Sheri Whitted of Huron, SD, Shelda (Michael) Hook of Hawarden, IA. Rene (Derrick) Dunlap of Crescent Valley, NV, Lucy (Marvin) Schofield of Medicine Bow, WY, Gene (Donna) Whitted of Gillette, WY, 13 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren and her brother John (Nerine) Gross of Sturgis, SD, sister-in-laws Thelma Froke of Brandon, SD, MaDonna (Lee) Maroon of Walla Walla, WA, Carol (Frank)Nemec of Plymouth, WA and Debra (Christopher) Scudder of Prescott, WA.
Services for Carol are pending and will be announced at a later date.
Carol Ann will be dearly missed but not forgotten.
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