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Obituaries - Cordia CROSS

from the Macomb Daily Journal, Monday, March 30, 1966.

Mrs. Cordia Cross, 84, of 322 W. Jackson street died at 8:20 a.m. Sunday at her residence. She had been in poor health the past two years. Funeral services will be held a 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Clugston Funeral Home. The Rev. Cecil Swindle will officiate, and burial will be in Bushnell cemetery.

Mrs. Cross was born Dec. 19, 1879, in Walnut Grove Township, a daughter of Jesse and Susan A. Cokenour Hageman. She resided in Walnut Grove Township until she came to Macomb to reside 16 years ago. She was married Nov. 14, 1902, to Frank Cross, who died in 1947.

Surviving are five children, three sons and two daughters, Chalmers Cross, Goldie Cross, and Mrs. Dorothy Tournear of Macomb, Charles Cross of Galesburg, Dale Cross of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Mrs. Fern Johnston of LaHarpe. Also surviving are 34 grandchildren and 60 great-grandchildren. Two daughters, Mrs. Mabel Worthington and Mrs. Zola Cummings, a brother Curt Hageman, and three sisters, Mrs. Ellen Brewer, Mrs. Louetta Brewer, and Miss Ida Hageman are deceased.

Friends may call at the funeral home. The family will be there from 7:30 to 8:30 Monday evening.

Contributed by Joyce Worthington Brewer

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