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Gloria Ann Cross, 77, of Arcadia, Florida passed away May 12, 2017.  Gloria was born in Nashua, Iowa to the late: Carl F. and Eva A. (nee Wood) Mulling. After high school she moved to Norfolk, VA, where her brother was stationed, to help with babysitting her nieces and nephew.  Gloria soon found herself in love with USMC Lance Corporal Horace Cross.  They married June 19, 1959 and moved to Arcadia in 1961.  Gloria worked as a medical secretary for many years with Dr. Hall of DMH Radiology Dept.  In her spare time, Gloria enjoyed trying her luck at the casinos, crocheting, sewing, gardening, babysitting, decorating for the holidays and cooking for the family.  She was a woman with a quick wit and sharp tongue.  She was a past member of the Elks.   Gloria was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church and had been attending Pine Level United Methodist Church with her family.


Gloria is survived by her sons; Douglas (Kathy) Cross, David (Jenny) Cross, Danny Cross, Darren Cross (Jo Rowan), daughter, Michelle (Paul) Cox, grandchildren; Stephen Cross, Caden Cross, Whitney Cross, Kayla Cross, Ryan Hipp, Sara Hipp, Dalton Cross, Makala Skidmore, Evan Hipp, Shelby Cross, Casen Cross, Clint Cross, Harley Cross, great grandchildren; Aria Hipp and Chloe Cross, siblings; Janette (Harold) Franzen, Arlene (Victor) Lahr, Carl Mulling, and Geraldine (David) Guenther  She was preceded in death by her parents, infant brother, Michael Cross, and her husband, Horace Cross.

A visitation will be held Wednesday, May 17, 2017 from 10:00-11:00 am at Pine Level United Methodist Church.  Pastor Brian Russell will begin the service at 11:00 am.  Burial will follow at Joshua Creek Cemetery.

Arrangements have been entrusted to ICS Cremation and Funerals, Inc. 

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