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Emma Oleta Wise Cross
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Birth: Nov. 8, 1911
Sunflower County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Mar. 13, 2008
Greenville
Washington County
Mississippi, USA

The Bolivar Commercial Appeal
OBITUARIES

Oleta Wise Cross
Monday, Mar 17, 2008
Oleta Wise Cross, 96, of Greenville died Thursday, March 13, 2008, at Delta Regional Medical Center in Greenville.
Funeral services were today at 11 a.m. at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens under the direction of Boone-Wells Funeral Home in Greenville.
Visitation was from 9:30 a.m. until the funeral time.
She was a native of Sunflower County where she attended the public schools and moved to Washington County in the 1930s where she was the assistant postmistress in Tribbett for several years. She married Lee Washington Smith and they made their home in Greenville in 1947, where they owned and operated Smith Grocery Store.
He preceded her in death in 1969. She married Linton Cross in 1974, who preceded her in death in 1999.
She was a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church.
Survivors include a daughter, Selma Ruth Pedigo of Clearwater, Fla.; two sons, Arthur Pogue of Benoit and Richard Pogue of Rufus, Ore.; 15 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Franklin Wise (1880 - 1957)
  Jennie Ruth Wasson Wise (1893 - 1979)
 
 Spouse:
  Linton Cross (1924 - 1999)
 
 Siblings:
  Emma Oleta Wise Cross (1911 - 2008)
  Oma Elizabeth Wise Pedigo (1913 - 1992)*
  Katie Louise Wise Pogue (1916 - 1941)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Greenlawn Memorial Gardens
Greenville
Washington County
Mississippi, USA
 
Created by: Robbie Fulgham
Record added: Mar 26, 2013
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Emma Oleta <i>Wise</i> Cross
Added by: Robbie Fulgham
 
Emma Oleta <i>Wise</i> Cross
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Emma Oleta <i>Wise</i> Cross
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Aunt Oleta loved flowers
- Robbie Fulgham
 Added: Mar. 26, 2013
 
 
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