Shelton Cross

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97-year-old Shelton Cross Jr. was with his family as he passed away. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Catherine, of 64 years, his parents, Shelton & Odethel Cross and his brother, Bolls Cross. He was born June 1922 in Prescott, Ark. and he graduated from Camden High School in 1940. At 18, he joined the US Army Air Corps, before World War II broke out. He spent just over seven years serving state-side. He was a Quilt of Valor recipient. He ran Cross Appliance in Camden, Ark. He founded the Back of the Bus Razorback booster club. He retired in 1985 as a federal employee. He is survived by his only child, Selena Clements, three grandchildren, Christi (Chris) Nolte, Natilie (Shawn) Wooldridge and Amber (Jeremy) Fore, and eight great-grandchildren, Catherine, Chloe Nolte; Macie, Emma, Brooke, Lexi Wooldridge; Jacob, Maddie Fore. A Celebration of Life service will be held at Fairview Baptist Church, Hensley, Ark. at 2 p.m. Sunday 07/14/2019. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Hospice Home Care Foundation.

Published July 10, 2019

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