JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
Maggie Mae Cross, 89, of Mt. Vernon, died 4:40 a.m. Feb. 14, 1995, 
at Mt. Vernon Care Center. 

She was employed at Sylvania Corp. in Chicago for several years.

Mrs. Cross was born Jan. 8, 1906, in St. Louis, a daughter of Mitt and Maggie (Alexander) 
Wilson. She first married Paul Hopkins and later married Rozier Lee Cross, and both preceded 
her in death.

Services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Hughey Funeral Home with the Rev. Merle Fullerton officiating. 
Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery.

Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m., today at Hughey Funeral Home.

Mrs. Cross is survived by two daughters, Beulah Mae Guthrie and husband Ed of Mt. Vernon, and 
Pauline Edmison of Mt. Vernon; two sons, Harold Lee Hopkins and wife Myrna of Saint Joesph, Mo., 
and Richard Cross and wife Carol of Strattford, N.J.; 10 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; 
and six great-great-grandchildren.

He was a member of the Summersville Missionary Baptist Church.

In addition to her husbands, Mrs. Cross was preceded in death by her parents, and two greatgrandsons, 
Jason Mowrer and Brandon Moore. 


Source: Mount Vernon Register News
Date: February 15, 1995
Submitted by Cindy Ford 
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