Myrtle Ruth Cross

March 4, 1926January 7, 2012
Obituary of Myrtle Ruth Cross
Myrtle Ruth Cross, 85, passed away peacefully on January 7, 2012. She was born on March 4, 1926 in Franklin County, NC, daughter of the late Oscar and Pearl Bradford. Myrtle graduated from Hugh Morson High School. She and her husband, Charles, owned and operated Cross Poultry Company on Rock Quarry Road in Raleigh for over 30 years. They were blessed for many years as Myrtle and Charles provided an elaborate Christmas display for all to enjoy at their home on New Bern Avenue. She is predeceased in death by her husband, Charles H. Cross and her sister, Cassie B. Mello. She is survived by her two brothers, Oscar and Ed Bradford and her sister, Dorothy B. Warren and her husband, Jimmy, along with her nieces, Diane, Deborah, Terry and Sandra and numerous great nieces and nephews. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, January 10, 2012 at 11:00 AM in the Chapel of Mitchell Funeral Home, 7209 Glenwood Avenue. The family will receive friends before the service from 10 to 11 AM. Burial will follow the service at Montlawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Society in memory of Myrtle. Condolences and special memories may be shared at

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