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Emma Dell Cross Birr
Birth: Aug. 3, 1917
Moorhead
Sunflower County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Aug. 22, 1989
Greenville
Washington County
Mississippi, USA

In Loving Memory of Aunt Dell

Mrs. Emma Cross Birr
Retired motel housekeeper
GREENVILLE-Mrs. Emma Cross Birr, 72, a retired motel housekeeper, died of heart failure Tuesday at Delta Medical Center.
Services are 1 p.m. today at Boone-Wells Funeral Home with burial in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. Visitation is after 10 .m. today.
Mrs. Birr was a native of Doddsville, where she attended a Sunflower County public school. Widowed three times, she married to Alex Toten, Thomas Vaught and Carl Birr. She moved to Michigan from Mississippi in 1954, but returned in 1980 to live in Greenville. She was a member of the Detroit Gospel Assembly there and retired as a motel housekeeper before moving to Greenville.
Survivors include sons, Russell Toten of Warrington, Mich., and Thomas Vaught of Sterling heights, Mich.; daughters Wanda Garrett of Haysi, Va., and Pat Konja of Oak Park, Mich.; brothers LeRoy Cross, Linton Cross and Clinton Cross, all of Greenville and T.W. Cross of Eupora and W.P. Cross of Clarksdale; sisters, Eva Mae Munn of Greenwood and Ann Johnson of Greenville; and 11 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Delta Democrat Times Newspaper Obituary
 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas W. Cross (1891 - 1977)
  Emma Lee Smith Cross (1896 - 1937)
 
 Spouse:
  Thomas Vaught (1898 - 1954)
 
 Children:
  Elizabeth Vaught (1945 - 1945)*
 
 Siblings:
  Emma Dell Cross Birr (1917 - 1989)
  Thomas W. Cross (1919 - 1998)*
  Lee Roy Cross (1921 - 1994)*
  Linton Cross (1924 - 1999)*
  Clinton Cross (1924 - 2000)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
In God's Loving Care
Emma Dell Birr
Aug 3, 1917
Aug 22, 1989
 
Burial:
Greenlawn Memorial Gardens
Greenville
Washington County
Mississippi, USA
 
Maintained by: Robbie Fulgham
Originally Created by: Portia Solomon
Record added: Apr 16, 2009
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