OBITUARY

Darlene Avis Cross

November 20, 1924March 12, 2019
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Darlene Avis Cross, 94, passed away on March 12, 2019 in Gresham, Oregon. She was born on November 20, 1924 in Lewellen, Nebraska to George and Letha (Miles) King. She met her future husband, Robert Marvin Cross, while she was a young girl living in Lewellen. They were married on July 3, 1942 in Weiser, Idaho. In 1943, she graduated from Weiser High School. She spent the majority of her career as a housekeeper – a job that she greatly enjoyed and was doing up into her 90’s! Darlene was a longtime member of Tri City Baptist Church in Gladstone, Oregon. She enjoyed traveling, boating, fishing, camping and hunting. She loved Christmas Eve, and it was a big to – do every year. She will always be remembered for her love of family and God, and the gift of education to her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Darlene was preceded in death by her parents, husband Robert, daughter Barbara Crawford and great granddaughter Lily Core. She is survived by her son, James Cross (wife Patti) and son in law Randy Crawford; grandchildren, Breana Hall, Brian Cross, Haley Cross and Julie Cross; and great grandchildren Kylin Cross, Tyler Cross, Kaden Hall, Dylan Core, Kiran Hall, Mason Blackwood and Iris Blackwood. A Viewing will be held on Sunday, March 17, 11:00 am to 5:00 pm at Bateman Carroll Funeral Home. A Funeral Service will be held on Monday, March 18, 2019 at 2:00 pm at Bateman Carroll Funeral Home (with viewing prior to and immediately following the service). She will be laid to rest at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Gresham, Oregon.

  • FAMILY

  • George King, Father
  • Letha (Miles) King, Mother
  • Robert Cross, Husband
  • Barbara Crawford, Daughter
  • Lily Core, Great Granddaughter
  • James (Patti) Cross, Son
  • Randy Crawford, Son-in-law
  • Breana Hall, Granddaughter
  • Brian Cross, Grandson
  • Haley Cross, Granddaughter
  • Julie Cross, Granddaughter
  • Kylin Cross, Great Grandchild
  • Tyler Cross, Great Grandchild
  • Kaden Hall, Great Grandchild
  • Dylan Core, Great Grandchild
  • Kiran Hall, Great Grandchild
  • Mason Blackwood, Great Grandchild
  • Iris Blackwood, Great Grandchild
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Brian Cross, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Tyler Cross, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Kaden Hall, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Kiran Hall, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Mason Blackwood, Honorary Pallbearer

Services

  • Viewing Sunday, March 17, 2019
  • Viewing Monday, March 18, 2019
  • Funeral Service Monday, March 18, 2019
REMEMBERING

Darlene Avis Cross

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Janet Frey

March 16, 2019

Jimmy and family - so sorry for your loss. We are thinking about you during this time, remembering all the wonderful times at the Cross family reunions with your Mother and Dad, and praying for God’s comforting presence during this time. Janet/ Mark Frey- El Dorado KS, Diana/ Leonard Ortega- Wichita KS, Harold Lee/ Patty Cross- Kennebunk Maine

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