Funeral services for Rachel Pauline Haraway Cross, age 76 of Fayetteville, will be conducted Friday at 11 AM at Higgins Funeral Home with Rev. Van Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in Gatlin Cemetery beside her husband Frank W. Cross who passed away in 1994. Mrs. Cross passed away at her residence Tuesday.
She was a native of Limestone County, AL and the daughter of the late Malcolm Mason and Audie Mae Raney Haraway. Mrs. Cross was a homemaker and a member of the Fayetteville First Baptist Church.
She is survived by two daughters: Janet Garnett and husband Robert of Charlottesville, VA and Patricia Brown of Fayetteville, two sons: Keith Cross and wife Stacy of Buford, GA and Charles Cross and wife Angie of Fayetteville, brothers Auvin Haraway and wife Virginia of Buford, GA, Glenn Haraway and wife Betty of Oklahoma City, OK, Royce Haraway and wife Mary of Winston Salem, NC, Douglas Haraway and wife Gaynelle of Concord, GA, and Reed Haraway and wife Linda of Ft. Walton Beach, FL, eight grandchildren: Bobby Garnett and Becky Garnett, Stephen Brown, Stephanie Brown and Emily Brown Posey, Andrew Cross and Alaina Cross Hux and Cassidy Cross and eight great-grandchildren. Mrs. Cross was preceded in death by her parents and brother Vinson Haraway.
Visitation with the family will be Thursday evening 5-8 PM at Higgins Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made in memory of Mr. Frank Cross to the American Cancer Society, or Lincoln Medical Hospice and Home Health