Bunnell, Florida
Thursday, February 23, 1967

Henry Harper Bross, 42, Flagler Beach was killed Friday night in a freak automobile accident, when his truck and a car driven by his wife collided head-on.

The accident occurred about 11:30 p.m. Friday, two and three tenths miles south of Flagler Beach on the John Anderson Hwy.

According to Highway Patrolman, Lavon Donaldson, Bross, driving a Volkswagen truck was traveling south on John Anderson Hwy. and his wife, Mary H. Bross, driving a Ford sedan, was traveling north, when the two cars collided.

The Bross’ daughter, Barbara 14, a passenger in her mother's car was also seriously injured.

Mrs. Bross and her daughter were admitted to Bunnell General Hospital where their condition is listed as fair. Mrs. Bross suffered a fractured left leg, fractured right hip and pelvis, multiple cuts and bruises. Barbara sustained multiple cuts and bruises, fractured right leg and possible skull fractures.

Funeral services for Mr. Bross were conducted Wednesday, Feb. 22 at 2:00 p. m. at the Community Memorial Church, Flagler Beach. The Rev. R. W. Dickert officiated.

He is survived by his wife Mary; three daughters, Mrs. Patricia Purvis, Pensacola; Barbara and Rosemary, Flagler Beach; and three sons, James, Michael, and William, Flagler Beach; two sisters, Mrs. Laura Shuey, Tioga, Pa; Miss Mae Bross, Johnstown, Pa. and one brother, William, Johnstown, Pa.; and two grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Floyd Collins, William Givens, Murray Keene, John Vandenbergh, George Jarosz and T. J. Miller.

Craig Funeral Home of Bunnell was in charge .of arrangements.