Mrs. Cross was born November 25, 1908 in Chattooga County, GA, the daughter of the late William Edgar and Mary Sudie Williams Holland. She was retired from Mt. Vernon Mills. Mrs. Cross was a member of the Pleasant Grove Church of Christ.
Survivors include a daughter, Sue Newsome, Aragon, GA; sister, Geneva Nix, Muscle Shoals, AL, grandson, Michael Newsome; granddaughters, Rita Tanner and Jaque Newsome; 12 Great-grandchildren; and 16 Great-great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p. m. Saturday, January 24, 2009 at West Hill Cemetery with Min. Hugh Glaze officiating. Pallbearers will be Tyler Newsome, Randy Hall, Tommy Hall, Micah Maddux, Michael Newsome, and Gary Battles.
Mrs. Cross will be in state at Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends from 12:00 noon until the service hour on Saturday.