Mt. Vernon Register-News

Obituaries

July 20, 2013

Susie Cross

Susie Lee Cross, 97, of Belle Rive, died 2:15 a.m. Thursday, July 18, 2013, in Mesa, Ariz.

She was born Sept. 15, 1915, in McLeansboro, the daughter of Terry and Julia (Knight) Sneed. She married Huel Cross and he preceded her in death.

She graduated from S.I.U Carbondale with a master’s degree in education. She began teaching in one room schools and spent 28 years in the Mt. Vernon public schools, Dahlgren High School and college administration for S.I.U Carbondale. She was a member of the Belle Rive Missionary Baptist Church and the Belle Rive-Opdyke Eastern Star.

Susie loved being with family and friends. She actively supported her church, community, Eastern Star, Retired Illinois Teachers Association, Jefferson County Home Extension, 4-H activities and she was a lifetime member of Pi Lambda Theta.

She is survived by son, Terry H. (wife Judy) Cross of Lasalle; daughter, Judith (husband Jerry) Wilson of Middlevile, Mich.; one sister, Mollie (husband Jerry) Olson of Tempe, Ariz.; one daughter-in-law, Denise Cross of Belle Rive; one sister-in-law, Minnie Sneed of Mt. Vernon; grandchildren, Eric (Laurin) Wilson, Aaron and Ian Wilson, Ryan (Ashley) Cross and Caleb and Chelsea Cross; great-grandchildren, Cale, Reily Grace, Keagan, Cassidy, Colten, Jacksen, Laben and Aden; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 68 years, Huel Cross; son, Danny Cross; two brothers, Marion and Howard Sneed; one sister, Lena Cross; and her parents.

Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Belle Rive Baptist Church with the Rev. Kenneth Holland and the Rev. Jeremy Hamson officiating. Interment will be at IOOF Cemetery in Dahlgren.

Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Belle Rive Baptist Church.

Memorials may be given to the Belle Rive Baptist Church and will be accepted at Gholson Funeral Home.

The Gholson Funeral Home of Dahlgren is in charge of all arrangements.

1
Text Only
Obituaries
  • 8-20 obit brenda reynolds Brenda Reynolds Brenda Darlene Reynolds, 72, of Mt. Vernon, died 1:06 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, at her home in Mt. Vernon. She was born Tuesday, Sept. 9, 1941, in Christopher, the daughter of Clyde and Naomi Lucille (Bailey) Riggs. She married Max Reynolds on Nov

    August 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • Brenda Forshee Brenda Jean Forshee, 60, of Equality, died 1:18 p.m. Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, at her home in Equality. At her request, no public funeral service will be held. Gholson Funeral Home of McLeansboro is in charge of arrangements.

    August 19, 2014

  • 8-19 obit veneta short Veneta Short Veneta Meyers Short, 92, of Wayne City, passed away Aug. 17, 2014, at Countryside Nursing Home in Mt. Vernon.She was born July 6, 1922, to Collin and Sally Allen in Jefferson County. She married Otis Meyers on June 25, 1941. She was a member of Salem

    August 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • 8-19 obit jeanette bailey Jeanette Bailey Jeanette Bailey, age 60, of Centralia, passed away 5 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, at Centralia Fireside House.Jeanette was born Oct. 29, 1953, in Centralia, a daughter of Fred and Beulah (Stover) Porter. She was married to Roger Bailey; they later div

    August 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • 8-19 obit verschel shaw Verschel A. Shaw Verschel A. Shaw, 86, of Fairfield, died 12:14 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center in Mt. Vernon.He was born Aug. 11, 1928, in Keenes, the son of Cecil and Berval (Wood) Shaw. He married Ruby Hale June 16, 1949; she

    August 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • 8-19 obit ruffie helm Ruffie Helm Ruffie Franklin Helm, age 96, of Salem, passed away at Twin Willows Nursing Center in Salem at 1:15 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014.He was born at the family home near Helm, Sept. 26, 1917, the son of John Thomas and Jane (Butcher) Helm. On Sept. 28, 19

    August 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • William Wyant William “Bill” Wyant, 60, of Akin, passed away 12:22 a.m. Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, at his residence. A private family service was held at noon on Wednesday, Aug. 13, at Harre Funeral Home in Dahlgren.A memorial celebration of life will be held at 3 p.m

    August 16, 2014

  • Brenda Forshee Brenda Jean Forshee, age 60, a resident of Equality, passed away at 1:18 p.m. Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, at her home. Funeral arrangements for Brenda Jean Forshee are pending at the Gholson Funeral Home in McLeansboro.

    August 16, 2014

  • 8-16 obit charles lemmons sr Charles Lemmons, Sr. Charles D. Lemmons, Sr., 71, of Dale, died 4:25 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, at Hamilton Memorial Hospital in McLeansboro. He was born Jan. 27, 1943, in Kennett, Mo., the son of Alfred and Roselee (Romhilt) Lemmons. He married Mandy C. Ellison and s

    August 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • 8-15 obit alan graham Alan Graham Max Alan Graham, age 60, of Sesser, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, surrounded by his loving family.Alan was born Jan. 1, 1954, in Mt. Vernon, a son of Max Ray Graham and Phyllis (Hartley) Graham. He marr

    August 15, 2014 1 Photo

Twitter Updates
Facebook
Stocks