|Transcribed by Norma Knotts Shaffer from microfilm
of the Calhoun Chronicle dated 5/5/1949.
Pvt. D.R. Cross Funeral Sunday
Services for Pvt. Delbert Richard Cross, 19, son of Mrs. Cora Richard
Cross and the late Arlis Cross of Grantsville who was killed on Okinawa,
May 1, 1945, were held Sunday at 11 a.m. from the Hardman Chapel Church.
The Rev. M.E. Burns officiated and interment was in the Butcher cemetery
His body was returned Thursday evening to the Stump funeral home of
Grantsville. Pvt. Cross has been in service 15 months. He was
sent overseas in 1944 and was stationed at Hawaii, the Philippines and
He was born February 28, 1926 at Weston. Surviving in addition
to his mother are three sisters, Mrs. Kathleen Betts, Miss Christine Cross
and Miss Louverne Cross all at home; and five brothers, Worthy A., Edmon
L. and Robert C., all serving in the U.S. Navy at present, Glen Cross of
Grantsville and Don Cross of Parkersburg.