March 24, 1998
HAMPTON – Nettie Cross, 71, a native of Hampton, was called to final rest Friday, March 20, 1998. Mrs. Cross attended Union Elementary School and was a 1945 graduate of Phenix High School. She was employed for 11 years at Leggett’s Department Store in Old Hampton and was a member of First Baptist Church, Hampton, for 62 years, where she sang in the Christian Fellowship Choir and served at Vacation Bible School. She was a member of Mount Olive United Order of Tents and Prince Hall No. 214 Order of the Eastern Star.
She is survived by her husband, Charles H. Cross Jr.; five daughters, Gloria Brundidge, Lillian Joe, Brenda Phillips, Charlene Hill and Angela Cross Jones, all of Hampton; three sons, Kenneth Jackson of Wilmington, N.C., Charles Cross III and Kevin Cross, both of Hampton; 19 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; two sisters, Sally Brown and Nora Jackson of Hampton; and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Funeral services will be held at noon Wednesday, March 25, at First Baptist Church Hampton with the Rev. Booth officiating. Interment will be in Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery. Viewing will be held only at Cooke Bros. Funeral Chapel from 1 to 7 p.m. Tuesday.