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Gene Cross Jr (#46531180)
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Bio Photo I was born on a Sunday, November 3, 1946 to Eugene Henry Cross and Lillie Leona Ogle Cross. Went to school for 10 1/2 years at Boaz, Alabama schools and finished my last 1 1/2 years at Sardis High School which is only about 4 or 5 miles from Boaz. Then went to Gadsden State Junior College at Gadsden, Alabama Fall of 1965 until I joined the Navy July 11, 1967. Did four years in the Navy and served aboard the USS Massey DD778. Came back home to Alabama and worked various jobs until February 13,1979 at which time I joined the US Army. Retired May 31, 1995 as a Sergeant First Class/E-7. Am now living again at Boaz, Alabama. My claim to fame is falling over Noccallula Falls in Gadsden, Alabama May 7, 1961 when I was 14. The falls is a 90 foot drop. It broke my nose and bruised me up pretty much but was able to be in school after missing only one day.

I enjoy visiting different cemeteries when I have a chance. There is a lot of history recorded in each cemetery. I sometimes list people here at Find a Grave, also when I have a chance. I think people need to be listed so people know that this or that person spent time here on earth. If I happen to list a relative of yours and you want to add to it or don't want it listed at Find a Grave, please email me and let me know. Thanks for your understanding.
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wareagle01
RE: Matilda Brooks Ogle
WAR EAGLE!!!
If she is who I think she might be, then yes she is my 2nd great grand aunt. Her brother, Alexander James Brooks is my 2nd great grandfather. I have been researching their father--he was killed in the Battle of Chickamauga 20Sept1863. Is Matilda buried there with her husband?
Sarah
Added by wareagle01 on Aug 13, 2013 3:29 PM
wareagle01
Ogle
Hello
Do you happen to have any info on Whitt Butler Ogle's wife, Matilda? I am trying to find out if she is Elizabeth Matilda Brooks?
Thanks,
Sarah
Added by wareagle01 on Aug 13, 2013 12:48 PM
florida boy 64
michigan state connection
I see that you visited John mckay. Him and Bear bryant were good friends with Duffy daugherty(24817256) Could you please pay him a visit and my friend Cynthia Gillig (82230731) she was a freshman when Duffy coached his last season. Need a favor please let me know.
Added by florida boy 64 on May 21, 2012 1:57 PM
Dennis Ison
RE: How Do I Contact You?
I live in Hokes Bluff and work at Gadsden Regional. :)
Added by Dennis Ison on Mar 01, 2011 9:02 AM
Dennis Ison
Larry Nail
Just posted a picture for him.
Added by Dennis Ison on Apr 30, 2010 2:27 PM
brenda joyce
Thanks!
The photo has been added and I hope it meets with your approval. I will remove it at any time if you decide you would rather not have it included on the memorial.
Added by brenda joyce on May 08, 2009 10:04 PM
Carol STEVENS
Dottie RAMBO
She was born 2 March 1934
Added by Carol STEVENS on May 11, 2008 2:54 PM
Laura Tips
Thank you
Thank you for your kind words. You are so sweet. God bless always
Added by Laura Tips on Feb 11, 2008 7:54 AM
TOM♦
Hi Gene
Thankyou for the nice note and the flowers. Please feel free to use the New Years Prayer. I wish that you and your family have a wonderful year. God Bless.
Added by TOM♦ on Jan 22, 2008 9:35 PM
 

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