Kathleen “Kay” Cross, age 100, of Jacksboro passed away Monday, May 27, 2019 at home surrounded by her loving family.  Born on December 3, 1918, she was the daughter of the late Elihue and Lily Wright Green.  She was a member of Caryville First Baptist Church and retired from Imperial Reading after 33 years of employment. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Marion Thomas Cross, Sr.; daughter, Faye Robertson; son-in-law, Roger Robertson; grandsons, James and Jason Robertson; sisters, Carolyn Ridenour and Irene Finley; brothers, Arnold Green and “Bud” Green

She is survived by

Son: Tommy Cross of Jacksboro

Daughters: June Kitts of Jacksboro

Betty Jo (Buddy) Cotton of Caryville

Dean Sexton of Caryville

Granddaughter: Jamie Jo Cotton of Knoxville

Grandsons: Rob Kitts of Chattanooga

Shayne Sexton of Jacksboro

Evan Sexton of Knoxville

James Cotton of Caryville

Great granddaughters: Rachel Maley, Alex Kitts, Sydney Sexton, Hannah Cotton,

Great-great granddaughter: River Kitts

Great grandsons: Jacob Cotton, Alex Robertson

Sisters:  Ruth Anderson and Sue Patterson

Brother: Robert Green

Several nieces and nephews

Services 7 PM Thursday Cross-Smith Chapel

Rev. Gary Parker officiating

Family and friends will meet 10:30 AM Friday at Cross-Smith Funeral Home and proceed to Campbell Memorial Gardens for 11 AM Interment

Memorial contributions can be made to Caryville First Baptist Church, 119 Church Street, PO Box 157, Caryville, TN 37714

Family will receive friends 5 PM to 7 PM Thursday at Cross-Smith Funeral Home

Condolences may be given online at http://www.cross-smithfuneralhome.com 

Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home