Funeral service for Donald Harvey Cross, age 67, of Emory, were held Friday morning, Sept. 11, 2015, at 11:00 am, at the First Assembly of God Church. Bro. Montie Parker officiated the funeral, and, Bro. Mike Frazier officiated the committal at the graveside. Donald died Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015, in Tyler, at Trinity Mother Frances Hospital.
He was born Nov. 7, 1947, in Ft. Myers, FL, to Hayward and Margaret Waldron Cross. Donald was a rodeo cowboy, a cattleman, and, was a member of the Florida Cattleman’s Association and rodeo associations including the I.P.R.A., P.R.C.A., F.C.A., and the U.S.T.P.A. He was a member of First Assembly of God, in Emory.
Wife: Lana Cross of Emory
Daughters: Anita Cross Bryant (Langley) of Andalusia, AL; Margaret (Sissie) Cross Wherrell (Ronnie) of Blanchard, OK; and Lauren Alford of Silver Springs, FL
Grandchildren: Rachel, D.L., Emily, Sara, Landon, Morgan, and Canyon
Preceded in death by: parents, and 2 brothers, Gene Cross, and Robert Cross