BERNIE - Thomas C. Cross, 82, died Feb. 13, 2006, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter.
Born July 24, 1923, in Bernie, son of the late James Thomas and Viola Gann Cross, he had resided in Bernie all his life and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Bernie.
On June 5, 1959, in Bernie, he married Lois Kinkade, who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: two sons, Steve Cross of Bernie and Danny Ray Cross of Lexington, Ky.; one brother, Pat Cross of Bernie; one sister, Emma James of Bernie; and one grandson, Brian Cross of Dexter.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, Junior Ray Cross, Cletus Leon Cross and Avery Lee Cross.
Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home where services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday. The Rev. Bill Garrett of Bernie will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Bernie Cemetery.