Myrl L. Cross, 89, of Hayti, Mo., died Tuesday, March 11, 2008, at Caruthersville, Mo.
Born Jan. 11, 1919, in Lanton, Mo., daughter of the late Martin C. and Mona Stephens Dawson, she worked in the family business, Cross Oil company. She was a member of the Hayti Church of Christ.
On May 4, 1943, in Kennett, she married Talbert Vernon Cross, who preceded her in death on July 24, 1978. She was also preceded in death by three brothers, Raymond, Bill and Edsel Dawson and two sisters, Bernice Dawson and Beatrice land.
Survivors include two sons, Gary "Butch" Cross, of Hayti and Terry Cross and wife, Mary Ann, of Batesville, Ark., and two brothers, Bob Dawson and wife, Anna Beth, of Iowa Park, Texas and Neal Dawson and Wife, Wanda, of Olive Branch, Miss.
Funeral services were held at 10 a.m., Saturday, March 15, at the John W. German Funeral Home Chapel in Hayti with Jeff Thomas officiating.
Burial was in the Woodlawn Cemetery at Hayti.
Pallbearers were Mark Cross, Robert Dawson, Rickey Davis, Troy Land, Sonny Nelson and Bobby Joe Holland.