Ruby M. Cross
September 13, 1928 – March 5, 2015
Ruby M. Cross, age 86, of New Castle, DE, went home peacefully to be with the Lord on Thursday, March 5, 2015.
Born in Layland, WV on September 13, 1928, Ruby was a daughter of the late Henry Atkins and Naomi Spencer Atkins.
She was devoted to her Savior the Lord Jesus Christ, family and friends. She was a long time member of Kennett Square Full Gospel Church. Ruby spent a lifetime of faithful service in Women’s Ministry, Music, Hospitality and Giving. She was known for her great faith in God and welcoming those in need into her home. She was an exceptional homemaker and cook.
Ruby is survived by a son Rev. Arden & Rev. Brenda Cross of Maine, daughter Sharon Sue & Wes Hodges of North Carolina, son Steven & Valerie Cross of Delaware, daughter-in-law Michelle Cross of Delaware and Bill Hustead of Delaware; sister Rachel Raines of Kentucky; Grandchildren: Jackie Voght, William Hustead, Joshua Cross, Jerrett Cross, Brenden Cross, Jentzen Cross, Isabella Cross, Jayden Cross and step grandchildren Sara and Alyssa Coin. Great grandchildren: Mason, Chloe and Jacob Bowers.
She was predeceased by her husband of 58 years, Jackie Cross.
A funeral service will be held at 2 pm on Sunday afternoon, March 8, 2015, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE. Interment will be held privately in Gracelawn Memorial Park, New Castle.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Full Gospel Church, 430 E. South St., Kennett Square, PA 19346 or Gospel Light Fellowship, 58 Wildwood Drive, Brunswick, ME 04011.