Welcome to the memorial page for

Helen D. (Dupree) Cross

July 3, 1926 ~ December 16, 2017 (age 91)

Helen D. Cross, age 91, of 1776 Third District Road, Unadilla, passed away peacefully in her home on Saturday, December 16, 2017, surrounded by her loving family.

She was born in Pinehurst on July 3, 1926 to the late L. J. Dupree and Lida Davis Dupree.  She was a loving and devoted wife to her husband, Harvey "Finn" Cross for 67 years.  Her greatest pleasure was cooking for her family, always making sure they had seconds (and thirds).  She was happy to send pies and cakes along with family and the desserts will remain legendary among her family and friends.  Mrs. Cross was a faithful member of Harmony Baptist Church and the Faith Sunday School Class.

Survivors include:
Husband:  Harvey "Finn" Cross of Unadilla

William Cross of Unadilla
Patricia Williams (Joe) of Pinehurst
Kay Williams of Indian Shores, FL
Royce Cross (Tammy) of Pineview

Sister:  Edith Peavy (Virgil) of Unadilla

Brother:  Talmadge Dupree of Pinehurst

Amy Ryle (Vern) of Canton
Melissa Wood (Jordan) of Perry
Jared Cross (Kelli) of Unadilla
Lindsey Gordon (Chris) of Hawkinsville
Jenna Smith (Jared) of Raleigh, NC
Blake Williams of Indian Shores, FL

Great Grandchildren:  9

She was preceded in death by her sisters, Lura D. Kennedy and Alice D. Patton; her brother, James Dupree; her daughter-in-law, Susan C. Cross; her son-in-law, Robert D. Williams.

Funeral services will be at 11 AM Tuesday, December 19 in Harmony Baptist Church with interment in Harmony-Smyrna Cemetery.

The family will greet friends 6 - 8 PM Monday, December 18 at the funeral home and may be contacted at 1776 Third District Road, Unadilla.

Memorial gifts may be made to Harmony Baptist Church, c/o Roy Goodroe, 1358 Vienna Highway, Hawkinsville, Georgia 31036 or the American Diabetes Association, 2451 Crystal Drive, Suite 900, Arlington, Virginia 22202.

Brannen-NeSmith Funeral Home of Vienna has charge of arrangements.

 Service Information

December 18, 2017

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Brannen-NeSmith Funeral Home - Vienna
1411 East Union Street
Vienna, GA 31092

Funeral Service
December 19, 2017

11:00 AM
Harmony Baptist Church
5925 PInehurst-Hawkinsville Highway
Unadilla, GA 31091

December 19, 2017

12:00 PM
Harmony-Smyrna Cemetery
5925 PInehurst-Hawkinsville Highway
Unadilla, GA 31091

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