Marshall Marion Cross, Jr. - 7/28/2014
Marshall Marion Cross, Jr, age 74, of Belle Rive, Illinois went to be with Jesus Thursday, July 24, 2014. Marshall served our country in the National Guard and worked as a farmer. He was a member of Sugar Camp Missionary Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon and Sunday School Teacher. He acted as a loving “grandpa” to many others and will be missed dearly.
Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 P.M. Monday, July 28, 2014 at Sugar Camp Missionary Baptist Church in Belle Rive, Illinois with Dr. David Shepherd and Pastor Tim Baker presiding. Visitation will be from 4:00 to 8:00 P.M. Sunday, July 27, 2014 at Sugar Camp Missionary Baptist Church in Belle Rive, Illinois. Interment at I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Dahlgren, Illinois. For those who wish, memorials may be given to the Friends of India and will be accepted at the funeral home or mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mount Vernon, Illinois 62864. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home where you may call
(618) 242-3348 or visit www.hugheyfh.com for further information and to send condolences.
Mr. Cross is survived by his wife Marilyn Kay Cross of Belle Rive, Illinois; his son - Bryan Lee Cross and wife Melanie of Belle Rive, Illinois; 3 daughters - Terri Lynn Mays and husband Darrell of Belle Rive, Illinois, Tanya Beal and husband Mark of Mount Vernon, Illinois, Tricia Reeves and husband John of Mount Vernon, Illinois; 23 grandchildren - Andrea Adams and husband Leon, Austin Cross, Avery Marshall Cross, Kecia Brenner and husband Michael, Heston Mays and wife Katarina, Darcie Suermann and husband Jeremy, Leah Mays, Nathanael Mays, Amelia Mays, Wyatt Mays, Thea Mays, Quenton Mays, Felicia Mays, Jadie Morales, Jeremy Pitchford, Heather Kramm, Tyler Beal, Jacob Beal and wife Andrea, Matthew Beal, Kayla Webster and husband Jesse, Alaina Reeves, John Clayton Reeves and fiancée Libbey Harrah, and John Dylan Reeves; 13 great grandchildren - Madalynn, Maylee, Myla, Colt, Wesson, Jaden, Jacob Marshall, Joel, Layne, Ryker, Zoie, Archer, and Caroline; an aunt - Molly Olson and husband Jerry of Arizona; several cousins also survive.
Marshall Marion Cross, Jr. was born Friday, September 15, 1939 in Mount Vernon, Illinois to Marshall Marion Cross Sr and Lena A Cross. He married Marilyn Kay Levall on September 30, 1961 at First United Methodist Church in Mount Vernon, Illinois His parents preceded him in death.