Wednesday, May 09, 2007

Obituary of Mary Cross Lunsford

Mary Cross Lunsford

Yanceyville, N.C. - Mary Cross Lunsford of 185 Atwater Street, Yanceyville, NC died Thursday, April 19, 2007, at Danville Regional Medical Center, Danville, VA, following a decline in health for several years. She was born in Caswell County, North Carolina, the daughter of the late Eugene Estes Cross and Minnie Frances Durham Corss. Mrs. Lunsford was retired from American Tobacco Company and a member of Community Baptist Church for many years.

She was married to Hunter Lee Lunsford, Sr. who preceded her in death. She is survived by two half sisters, Elizabeth Belton of Reidsville, NC and Ruby Carter of Axton, VA; one half brother Billy Cross of Axton, VA and several nieces.

The funeral will be held Saturday, April 21, 2007, at 1: pm at Community Baptist Church, Yanceyville, NC, with Dr. John Carpenter and Reverend Calvin Holdren officiating. Interment will be at Pleasant Grove Presbyterian Church, Hwy, 158 East, Yanceyville, NC. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at Community Baptist Church, from 12:00 noon until 1:00 pm. The family requests in lieu of flowers, memorials be made to Community Baptist Church, c/o Mrs. Ann Scruggs, 5857 Old NC Hwy 86, North Providence, NC. Marley Funeral Home, Yanceyville, is in charge of arrangements.

Source: The Caswell Messenger, 25 April 2007.

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