Dr. Alred Charles Cross Jr.

July 8, 1927April 25, 2014

Dr. Alred Charles Cross, Jr.

GREENSBORO-Alred “Charlie” Cross passed away at Moses Cone hospital on Friday, April 25th , 2014.

He was born on July 8th, 1927 in Stamps, Arkansas. He attended Hendrix College and the University of Arkansas Medical School. He was in private general practice in Stamps, AR for over 15 years before going to work for Western Electric as the Medical Director for the next 21 years until he retired.

Charlie was preceded in death by his parents, Mr. & Mrs. A. C. Cross, Sr. of Stamps, AR and his sister Jane Morgan of Jasper, TX. He is survived by his wife, Patsy, daughter Trish Plunkett and husband John Plunkett of Colfax, NC, daughter Liz Joyce and husband Tim Joyce of Greensboro, NC, grandchildren Connor Plunkett and Kelsey Joyce, and niece, Maggie Case of Austin, TX.

Memorial service will be held Tuesday April 29th, 2014 at 11:00 a.m., at West Market United Methodist Church, 302 W. Market Street, Greensboro, NC, 27401 with Rev. Pam Strader officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to West Market United Methodist Church.

Online condolences may be made @ Hanes Lineberry North Elm Chapel is serving the Cross family.


  • Memorial Service Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Dr. Alred Charles Cross Jr.

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May 2, 2014

Patsy & Family,
So sorry about Dr. Cross. He was such a kind man.51 years ago I had Open Heart Surgery. Dr. Cross sent my family & I to Houston.I hadn't had any problems since thanks to him.Our families have had some great times together which we will never forget.Our prayers will be with all of you in the days ahead.
Mother was so glad to get to talk to you the day. Take Care.
Love You,
Johnny & Ameta

Tyra Errichiello

April 29, 2014

You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers at this very sad time. I'm sorry for your loss.

Carol, Tony and Tonya

April 28, 2014

Liz we are so sorry for your loss, please know that you and your family will be in our thoughts and prayers.

Lou Howard

April 28, 2014

Dear Patsy,
It seems we do not realize how brief life can be until we lose a loved one. Bob and I were deeply saddened by the news of Charles's death. We want you to know you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.
We love you,
Lou Dean Howard (High Point, NC)

Libby Blythe

April 28, 2014

Dr. Cross was a fine physician and served us well at Western Electric. He was also a wonderful Christian man, whom we admired very much. Our prayers are with his loving family.

Libby and Jim Blythe

Leslie Horn

April 28, 2014

Liz and Trisha:
I am so sorry to hear about your Dad. Nobody knows the anguish that you are going thru unless they have experienced it themselves. As you know, I have experienced that loss and it is a deep hurt that is almost unbearable. Your mother and your entire family will be in our thoughts and prayers. (Duane/Leslie Horn)

Mike & Kim Burton

April 28, 2014

Our thoughts and prayers are with you everyday. I will always remember Uncle Charles for his sense of humor and smile. Prayers for all of you.

April 28, 2014

Patsy & family, Please know our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of loss. Love, Charlie & Barbara Moore, Hot Springs, AR

Jan Millican Neal

April 28, 2014

Our thoughts & prayers are with Patsy, Trish, & Liz at this time. Dr. Cross was a wonderful man & will be missed by many.

Jeannie Bright Fuller

April 27, 2014

Condolences form David & Evelyn Bright, son David Ray Bright and daughter, Jeannie Fuller. I remember going to Dr Cross when I was a little girl. He was always so sweet.