The Times West Virginian

Obituaries

January 24, 2013

Allison Cross

Allison Cross, 97, of Waynesburg, Pa., died at 7:28 a.m. Wednesday (Jan. 23, 2013) in the Golden Living Center, Waynesburg, after being in failing health since April.

He was born Nov. 14, 1915, in Wana, a son of the late George Henry and Emza Jane Cummins Cross.

Mr. Cross had resided in West Virginia most of his life and had wintered in Florida from 1985 until 1992 prior to moving to Waynesburg in December 2005 and had made his home with his son, William Cross, in Rogersville, since January 2012.

He was a member of the First Assembly of God, Eastview in Waynesburg, Pa., and was a 1935 graduate of Wadestown High School.

Mr. Cross had farmed for several years in West Virginia, raising beef cattle, and was last employed as a truck driver for 36 years, with the West Virginia Department of Highways in the Pentress and Sabraton areas prior to retiring in 1980.

He enjoyed listening to gospel quartets, playing the card game of skip-bo and a domino game called turkeyfoot.

On Nov. 14, 1940, he married Geraldine Renner, who survives.

Also surviving are two sons, William, husband of Gwen Cross of Rogersville, Pa., and Rick, husband of Kathy Cross of Waynesburg, Pa.; a daughter, Deborah Lynn, wife of Robert Brookover of Pentress; 14 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.

Deceased in addition to his parents is a daughter, Carolyn Jane Thomas, who died in 1992.

Friends will be received from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday in the Rush Funeral Home, Inc. Rogersville, Pa., where funeral and committal services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday with Pastor Richard Ritenour officiating. Private interment will follow in Wadestown Cemetery.

The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the First Assembly of God Church, Eastview, 4131 W. Roy Furman Highway, Waynesburg, PA 15370.

Family and friends may view the obituary, send condolences and flowers at www.rushfuneralhomeinc.com.

1
Text Only
Obituaries
  • JP Guido II

    Joseph Paul “JP” Guido II, 61, of Fairmont, passed away Wednesday (April 16, 2014) at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown after a short battle with lung cancer.

    April 21, 2014

  • Emmett “Bud” Schmuck

    Emmett Lewis “Bud” Schmuck passed away at home on Friday (April 18, 2014). He was born in Taylor County on Feb. 13, 1936, a son of the late Emmet Schmuck and Cora M. Squires Schmuck.

    April 21, 2014

  • James Pearl

    James Edward Pearl, 87, of Rivesville community, passed away Friday afternoon (April 18, 2014) at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown.

    April 21, 2014

  • Emmett “Bud” Schmuck

    Emmett Lewis “Bud” Schmuck passed away at home on Friday (April 18, 2014).

    April 20, 2014

  • JP Guido II

    Joseph Paul “JP” Guido II, 61, of Fairmont, passed away Wednesday (April 16, 2014) at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown after a short battle with lung cancer.

    April 20, 2014

  • Letta Cochran

    Letta Louise Cochran, 88, of Fairmont, passed away Friday (April 18, 2014) at Fairmont General Hospital.

    April 20, 2014

  • James Pearl

    James Edward Pearl, 87, of Rivesville community, passed away Friday afternoon (April 18, 2014) in Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown.

    April 20, 2014

  • Beverly Ann Price

    Beverly Ann Price, 72, of Gaston Avenue, Fairmont, passed away Friday (April, 18, 2014) at the Fairmont General Hospital.

    April 20, 2014

  • Sara Cool

    Sara Melvina Simmons Cool, 90, of Worthington, went to join the love of her life, Orval D. Cool, on April 18, 2014.

    April 20, 2014

  • Nuke-arms grade stock has been cut by Iran

    Iran has converted three quarters of a nuclear stockpile that it could have turned quickly into weapons-grade uranium into less volatile forms and is well on the way toward transforming the rest, the U.N. atomic agency reported Thursday.
    The development — agreed to by Iran under a nuclear deal it struck late last year with six world powers — leaves Tehran with substantially less of the 20-percent enriched uranium that it would need for a nuclear warhead.

    April 18, 2014

House Ads
Featured Ads