Moore Funeral Home & Moore Memorial Gardens

1219 North Davis Drive, Arlington, TX


Frances Augusta Cross

June 25, 1927June 5, 2019

Frances Agusta Cross, 91, passed away on June 5, 2019, in Arlington, Texas. Frances was born in Clarksville, Texas to Basil and Lucy Crabtree in Clarksville, Texas, and moved to Arlington when she was 11. Frances attended Arlington Schools graduating from Arlington High School in the class of 1944. She married her high school sweetheart, Ned Cross, in 1946, and remained his loving wife for 55 years. After raising 3 children, she started her career with Arlington ISD as a school secretary and retired after 20 years of service. After retirement in 1988, she enjoyed antiquing, gardening (winning yard of the month several times) and church activities, as well as rooting on the Texas Rangers. She was past president of UMW and Wesley Progressive Sunday School Class, where she was a charter member. In later years, she was in the prayer group.

Frances was preceded in death by her parents, husband and sister Teddy Dennis. She was survived by daughters Norma Wolf (Rodney) and Carol Luckow (Kevin); son Mark L. Cross (Dara); grandchildren Melissa and Nathan; and great-grandchildren Maryn, Larkyn and Rustyn. The family would like to extend a special thanks to friends Marty and Jessie.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 9:30 - 10:30 at Moore Funeral Home. Graveside services will follow at 11:00 in Moore Memorial Gardens.


  • Visitation Tuesday, June 11, 2019
  • Graveside Service Tuesday, June 11, 2019


Frances Augusta Cross

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Debbie Driver

September 19, 2019

We lived across the street from the Crosses when they lived on Overhill Drive. Norma and I became friends and I’ve thought about the family many times over the years. I’m am so saddened to hear of Frances passing. My heart goes out to the family. Much love to all of you.
Debbie Staples Driver