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Michelle Allison (Clapp) Gross
April 10, 1963 -- March 10, 2005
Michelle Allison (Clapp) Gross, 41, died at her Sonora home Thursday, March 10.
Mrs. Gross was born in Contra Costa County, spent many of her teen years in Modesto and Santa Cruz, resided in Turlock for 14 years until moving to Sonora two years ago.
She was an office manager at Madera Speedway and Stockton 99 Speedway for 15 years. She was a one-time Miss Wrangler for Wrangler Jeans in NASCAR and a former model.
The loving mother, beloved daughter, sister and friend to many enjoyed automobile racing, travel, animals and would never leave a stray kitten. She was a great lover of good times and life. Since the age of 2 she had a fondness for Pincrest Lake.
She is survived by daughters Alexandra and Jessica Gross; sister Sheri and brother-in-law John Nelson, step-sister Stacey Gravett; brother Rick and sister-in-law Pam Farren; step-brother Glenn Gravett; father and step-mother Ken and Dee Clapp; mother and step-father Peggy and John Laughlin; beloved aunt Lilly; former husband Ken Gross and multiple nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by stepmother and good friend Jackie Clapp.
Memorial services to be held Thursday, March 17, 2 p.m., at Country Cowboy Church, 19030 Standard Road, Standard CA, 2 minutes from downtown Sonora. By choice her ashes will be spread a Pinecrest Lake.
Memorials in lieu of flowers can be made to the Petty Family Victory Junction Gang Camp, 4500 Adam's Way, Randleman, NC 27317, phone number 336-498-9055.
Heuton Memorial Chapel in Sonora is in charge of arrangements, 209-532-7121.