May 6, 1924 - March 2, 2019
Sarah Katherine Crussell Cross, age 94, of Bluff City, TN, passed away on Saturday, March 2, 2019. She was born on May 6, 1924 in Piney Flats, Tennessee a daughter of the late Daulton and Jessie Cross Crussell. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jasper Cross of 63 years; two brothers, Knicley Crussell, and Avery Crussell and wife Lois; two sisters, Chlora Mae Cross and husband Frank, and Sylvia Cross and husband Earl; and one brother-in-law, Clyde Meadows. Katherine worked at Massingills, Nichols, Cornett dress factor, and later Sperry Univac where she retired with 21 years of service. She grew up in the Enterprise Community where she attended church at Enterprise UMC. Katherine and Jasper were dedicated members of Buffalo Christian Church for many years. She loved her Lord and lived her life as a dedicated Christian lady. She is survived by one brother, Horace Crussell and wife JoAnne; two sisters, Janice Meadows, and Edna Hall and husband Bob; and several nieces, nephews, great and great-great nieces and nephews. Katherine and Jasper had no children of their own, but she was a mother, and grandmother figure to all her family. The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM until 6:45 PM on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at Oakley-Cook Funeral Home in Bristol, TN. The funeral service will follow at 7:00 PM with Dr. Clay Austin officiating. The committal service and interment will be held at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at Buffalo Christian Church Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Tony Hall, Martin Crussell, Keith Crussell, Craig Crussell, Mike Cross, Randall Cross, Greg Cross, and Rick Meadows. Honorary pallbearers will be Horace Crussell, Bob Hall, Greg Countiss, and Johnny Dickens. The family would like to extend a special thanks to her niece Patsy Dickens and husband Johnny for taking her into their home and giving her loving care for the past 3 years, and a special thanks to the Amedisys Home Health Care and all the wonderful ladies for all their love and care shown to Katherine. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to the Buffalo Christian Church Cemetery fund, c/o Mary Grizzell, 1464 Big Hollow Road, Blountville, TN 37617. Arrangements especially for Mrs. Cross and her family have been made through Oakley-Cook Funeral Home & Crematory.
Sarah Katherine Crussell Cross, age 94, of Bluff City, TN, passed away on Saturday, March 2, 2019. She was born on May 6, 1924 in Piney Flats, Tennessee a daughter of the late Daulton and Jessie Cross Crussell. In addition to her parents, she... View Obituary & Service Information
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