Cross, Eva Vincent

Active In Her Church And Other Organizations

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Eva Vincent Cross, 91, of Apison, Tennessee, went home to be with the Lord, Wednesday, July 11, 2018.  

She was born to the late J.O. and Emma Vincent of Albany, Ky., on May 18, 1927.

She was the wife of the late James F. Cross and was also preceded in death by her brothers, William “Bill”, Ethridge, Aubrey and Hubert (Kay) Vincent; and sister, Anne Morrison.

She leaves behind to cherish her memories a sister, Dean Mullins, Byrdstown, Tn.; four sons, Warren, Lowell (Karen), Paul (Helen) and Donald (Wanda) Cross; nine grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Eva was an active member of Apison Baptist Church where she enjoyed serving on the hospitality committee, and also on the prayer line. She was active in the senior citizen group. Earlier in her life she also was involved in PTA and the McDonald Home Demonstrations Club.

For the last five and a half years, she had been a resident of the Life Care Center of Collegedale, where she enjoyed church services and the social activities.  Eva served as Vice President of the Residence Council at Life Care.  The nursing home staff were her friends as she never met a stranger.

In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to the Mustard Tree Ministry of the First Centenary UMC, in memory of Eva Irene Cross at: P.O Box 4002, Chattanooga, Tn. 37405.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 14, in the Valley View Chapel with the Reverend Grady Cooper and the Reverend Teryl James officiating.

Interment will be in Plowman Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. on Friday, July 13, at the Valley View Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, 7414 Old Lee Highway. 

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