May 30, 1984
Spurgeon P. Cross
Newport News – Spurgeon P. Cross of 631 27th St., died Monday in Hampton General Hospital.
Born in Portsmouth, he had been a Peninsula resident for several years. He retired from the Warwick Hotel.
He was a member of First Church of Newport News (Baptist) and the Retired Men’s Club. He was a former member of the Dochiki Civic and Social Club and the Tidewater Sports Club.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Louise H. Cross of Newport News; his stepmother, Mrs. Carrie H. Cross of Newport News; and a sister, Mrs. Serena C. Nicholson of Bronx, NY.
A funeral will be conducted at 11am Thursday in First Church of Newport News (Baptist), by the Rev. Fred J. Boddie.
Burial will be in Pleasant Shade Cemetery.
The body will be placed in the church by 9am Thursday. Family and friends are to assemble at the residence by 10:15am.
O. H. Smith & Son Funeral Home is in charge.