Home going celebration for Mrs. Emma Dean Garrett Cross, 86, will be 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 1, 2020 at Move of God Bibleway Deliverance Tabernacle. Apostle Prezell Lane will deliver the eulogy. Interment will be in the Pine Hill AOH Cemetery. Mrs. Cross will lie in state at the church one hour prior to the service.
Mrs. Emma Dean GarrettCross was born on Friday, June 2, 1933 to the parentage of late Mr. Thomas and Mrs. Mannie T. Garrett. She was the eighth of nine children born to this union. Mrs. Cross accepted Christ at an early age and joined the Pine Hill AOH Church of God where she served faithfully until her demise.
On Monday, January 27, 2020, Mrs. Cross departed this walk of life at her residence. She was preceded in death by her husband, Mr. Earnest James Cross; a son, Mr. Walter D. Garrett; a daughter, Ms. Charlene Draper; her parents, Mr. Thomas and Mrs. Mannie Garrett; eight siblings; and two sons-in-law, Mr. Robert Bentley and Pastor Jimmie Edward Garrett.
She leaves to cherish her memories: six sons; TSgt (Ret.) Donell (Wanda) Cross of Fort Worth, TX, Mr. James (Vanessa) Cross, Mr. Gregory Cross, Mr. Patrick Cross and Mr. Thad Cross of Talladega, AL and Mr. Clement (Veronica) Cross of Childersburg, AL; five daughters; Ms. Martha Bentley of Chester, PA, Ms. Cordella Garrett of Sylacauga, AL, Mrs. Yolanda (Daniel) Swain of Akron, OH, Ms. Shelia Draper of Pell City, AL and Mrs. Charlettia (Rondetric) Womack of Sylacauga, AL; and a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, other family members and friends.
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