Herbert N. Cross

Published 10:52 pm Saturday, February 18, 2012

February 15, 2012

Herbert N. Cross, 91, of 619 Kilby Ave., Suffolk, Va., died Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012, at his residence. He was a native of Suffolk and the son of the late Carroll Cross and Clara Bremby. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Cornetta Edwards Cross.


He retired as a butcher from Suffolk Packing Company after more than 65 years.

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He leaves to cherish his memory, two daughters, Marion Parker (Alvin) and Joan Haskins (Roy), both of Suffolk; three sons, Rudolph Cross and Edward Cross, both of Suffolk, and Nathaniel Cross (Wanda), of Newport News, Va.; and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012, at First Baptist Church, 112 Mahan St., Suffolk, officiated by Suffragan Bishop Madison G. Copeland. Interment will be in Carver Memorial Cemetery. Crocker Funeral Home, Inc. is handling the arrangements. Condolences may be extended to the family at www.crockerfuneralhome.com.