Paul and Leslie Gross, nee Bennett, Sullivan, announce the birth of a daughter, Ivy Rose Gross. Born Oct. 12, 2012, at Missouri Baptist Hospital, Sullivan, she weighed 7 pounds, 10.4, ounces, and was 21 inches long.

Paternal grandparents are Paul and Garlene Gross, Sullivan. Maternal grandparents are Julia Gass Pacific, and the late Lawrence Gass. Great-grandparents are Marge Bennett and Oliver Mayfield, St. Clair, the Late Eulis Bennett, Pacific, the late Otto and Bernice Gass, Pacific, Nancy and Bill Burt, St. Clair, the late Paul Gross, St. Clair, Garland Isgriggs, St. Clair, and the late Florence Isgriggs.