Services set Saturday for Ms. Ezell Cross

Ms. Ezell Cross was born on August 20, 1930, and passed away on July 24, 2019. Visitation will be held at Miller’s Funeral Home, 2932 Renwick Street, Monroe, LA on August 2, 2019, from 7:00 pm until 8:00 pm. Funeral Service for Ms. Cross will be held at 1:00 pm on August 3, 2019, at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 1604 Garrett Road, Monroe, LA. Interment will follow at the Cedar Grove Cemetery in Grayson, LA.

Ms. Cross was preceded in death by her husband, Lincoln Cross; her parents, Ammie Johnson and Handy Wiley, Jr.; her sister, Amy Cobbins, and her grandson, Derrick Starks.

She leaves to cherish her memories six children: Dottie Allen, Kankakee, IL; Doris Crosby (Johnathan), Shreveport, LA: May Harris and Elizabeth Poyer of Monroe, LA; Jacqueline Edwards (Michael) of Alexandria, LA; Richard Cross of Monroe, LA; a brother, Henry T. Wiley, Jr.(Mary) of Grayson, LA; sixteen grandchildren, thirty-six great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and many friends.

She was a member of the Monroe South Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses. She loved sharing the Bible’s message of hope with others. She enjoyed sewing, quilting, cooking, canning fruit, and most of all raking leaves in her yard. Her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren were truly a gift to her, and she loved each one of them dearly.