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 Rachel Dale <I>Cross</I> Easley

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Rachel Dale Cross Easley

ELKHART - Funeral services for Mrs. Rachel (Grannie) Easley, 90, of Rt. 3, Elkhart, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Hassell & Foster Funeral Home Chapel, the Revs. Buddy Neal and M.T. Blackmon officiating. Burial will be at Pilgrim Cemetery.

Mrs. Easley died Wednesday, Apr 18, 1984, at Elkhart Nursing Home after a lengthy illness.

She was born Feb. 13, 1894, a daughter of John Cross and Ladora Crenshaw Cross. A lifelong resident of Anderson County, she was a member of Rocky Mound Baptist Church.

Survivors include five daughters, Elender Munsinger, Cora Mae Hamby, Flora Thompson, and Linnie Lawson Lingo, all of Elkhart, and Lora Boren of Irving; four sons, Wesley Lawson and Henry Lawson, both of Elkhart, Ernest Lawson of Irving, and Lee Lawson of Palestine; 41 grandchildren; 85 great-grandchildren; 30 step-grandchildren; 38 great-great-grandchildren, one niece and one nephew.

Grandsons and great-grandsons will serve as pallbearers. Condolence calls will be received at the Easley residence, Rt. 3, Elkhart.
(Palestine Herald-Press April 18, 1984)
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Rachel Cross was first married to Timothy Jeremiah Lawson. Later she married Hubert C. Steadman (1882 - 1958), then Ira Gibson Easley (1893 - 1976). She is buried beside Hubert Steadman.


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  • Created by: Bernard-Trigg
  • Added: 24 Apr 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19076512
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rachel Dale Cross Easley (13 Feb 1894–18 Apr 1984), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19076512, citing Pilgrim Cemetery (White section), Elkhart, Anderson County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Bernard-Trigg (contributor 46860860) .