Maggie Mae Cross
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