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Christine E. (Edwards) Cross

December 21, 1925 ~ March 5, 2022 (age 96)


Christine E. Cross, age 96, of 2742 Third District Road, Unadilla, died Saturday, March 5, 2022, at Kingsford Place in Hawkinsville.

Christine was a life-long resident of Dooly County.  She was the daughter of the late John Thomas Edwards and Fannie Melithia Williams Edwards.  A loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother, Christine loved cooking for her family and tending to her vegetable garden.  She was a member of Smyrna Independent Methodist Church.  One of her favorite things to do was spend time with her best friend, Boots Sparrow. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, C. V. "Bud" Cross and her grandson, Brian Paul Cross.

Survivors include:
Howard Cross (Joan) of Hawkinsville
Warren Cross (Amy) of Hawkinsville

Todd Cross (Robin) of Unadilla
April Nelson Holmes (Alex) of Unadilla

Great Grandchildren:
Brett Cross (Samantha) of Savannah
Dalton Cross of Unadilla
Jake Cross of Unadilla
Evan Holmes of Unadilla
Bryson Holmes of Unadilla
Braden Holmes of Unadilla
Grayer Holmes of Unadilla

Alice Gilliard (Daniel), Dale Roberts (Wade) and Tommy Edwards

A host of other nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.

Graveside services will be held at 11 AM Tuesday, March 8 in Harmony-Smyrna Cemetery with Rev. Mike Peavy officiating.

The family will greet friends 6 - 7 PM Monday, March 7 at the funeral home.

Memorial gifts may be made to Harmony-Smyrna Cemetery, c/o Tammy Cross, 2194 Vienna Highway, Pineview, GA 31071.

The Cross family wishes to thank the staff of Kingsford Place and two special caregivers, Peggy Hodge and Dale Barlow for the love shown to Christine. 

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

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March 7, 2022

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Brannen-NeSmith Funeral Home - Unadilla
1121 Borum Street
Unadilla, GA 31091

Graveside Service
March 8, 2022

11:00 AM
Harmony-Smyrna Cemetery
5925 PInehurst-Hawkinsville Highway
Unadilla, GA 31091

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