2018-01-18 / Obituaries


Cathy Hollingworth Cross, 77, of Jackson departed this life Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018 while at Mobile Infirmary Hospital.

She was born Oct. 15, 1940 in Aiken, S.C., the daughter of Lottie Bell Hicks.

She united in marriage to Robert Drayton Cross on July 25, 1964. “Cat” was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, homemaker, domestic and volunteer. She will be remembered as a very social, vibrant lady full of energy, who loved to talk with family and socialize with people. She enjoyed shopping and having her hair styled.

She leaves to cherish her memory her loving husband of 53 years, Robert Drayton Cross, Jackson; four children, Linda Faye Cross, Ricky Cross and Michael (Diane) Cross, all of New Jersey, and Robbie (Delois) Cross, Jackson; seven grandchildren and five greatgrandchildren; with a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and loving friends.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Lottie Bell Hicks; brother, Robert Hicks Jr.; and sisters, Betty Hicks and Aleria Blocker.

Visitation will be Saturday, Jan. 20, with viewing from 10 until the 11 a.m. funeral hour at Mt. Olive No. 2 Baptist Church, 105 Griffin St. in Jackson with Rev. Stevenson E. Tullis, pastor, as the officiating minister. Interment will follow in the Woodlawn Cemetery.

Condolences to the family may be offered at www.jacksonmemorialfh.com.

Jackson Memorial Funeral Home will direct.


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