Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Obituary -- Maggie Cross 1927-2016

Maggie Irene Cross, 89, Hopkins, Missouri, passed away November 12, 2016 at Maryville Living Center. She was born October 24, 1927 in High Point, North Carolina, the daughter of Andrew Clyde and Mary Etta Gilmore. Maggie Married Earl Edward "Bud" Cross on December 24, 1946 in High Point, North Carolina. He preceded her in death in 2009.

She was a homemaker before going to work at Ideal Cleaners in Maryville. In 1981 she went to work at Nebs, in Maryville, until retirement. Maggie was a talented seamstress, and loved to sew for her family and friends. The last few years she enjoyed helping organize the Hopkins Picnic Quilt Show.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Patsy Cross; son, Gary (Butch) Cross; her parents; brother, Samuel Gilmore and sister, Hilda Suggs.

Survivors include three children and their spouses; Ron (Kathy) Cross, Ed (Kristina) Cross, and Kathy (Rick) Swalley; seven grandchildren, their spouses and fifteen great-grandchildren: Corey (Libby), MaKayla and Alonna Cross; Stacy (Shane), Kailee and Emma Sprague; Brad (Laurel) Cross; Gary (Cathy), Allie and Connor Cross; Rhonda (Kolby) Kinley, Chase, Chance, Kassidy and Klaire Beemer; Andrea (Jason) and Quinn Nelson; and Amanda (Sean) Owen, Allie and Easton Wonderly; a brother Jerry (Bonnie) Gilmore, Bremerton, Washington; and several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

A visitation will be  held Tuesday, November 15, 2016, from 6-8 PM at Price Funeral Home, Maryville.

Funeral Services will be Wednesday, November 16th, at 10:30 AM, also at the funeral home. Burial follows at the Hopkins, MO Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to SSM Hospice, 2332 South Main, Maryville, Missouri 64468.


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