Archive for Wednesday, December 1, 2004

Obituary: Goldie V. Cross


December 1, 2004

Services for Goldie V. Cross, 94, Kearney, Mo., were Saturday, Nov. 27, 2004, at Fry-Runyan Funeral Home in Kearney. Burial was in Olathe Memorial Cemetery in Olathe.

Mrs. Cross died last Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2004. She was born March 6, 1910, in Olathe, the daughter of Charles and Lillie Mae (King) Tharp.

She was raised in Olathe, and with her husband farmed in the Olathe, Paola, Gardner, Belton, Mo., and Tonganoxie areas. Before her retirement, Mrs. Cross was a commercial proofreader. She was a member of Friendship Valley Club and attended Kearney United Methodist Church.

Her husband, William, a son, Charles, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren, died earlier.

Survivors include a son, Jean Cross, Tonganoxie; three daughters, Patty Zuel, Pleasant Hill, La., Barbara Ranney, Kansas City, Mo., and Kathy Parker, Holt, Mo.; 13 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and 18 great-great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorial contributions to the American Heart Association.

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