Charlotte Cross


Charlotte Cross, 62, a lifelong resident of Cleveland, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022, in Cleveland, surrounded by her family.

She was a member of Samples Memorial Baptist Church. Her faith was evident by the way she lived her everyday life.

She worked in the family business at Young’s Auto Body for many years. She enjoyed reading, traveling, and most of all being with her family. She especially enjoyed her grandkids and attending their sporting events.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Tunice Young.

She leaves behind to cherish her memory, her husband of 43 years, Ronnie Cross; children: Josh Cross (Leslie) and Jaimee Bettis (Wade); brothers: Greg Young (Lisa) and David Young (Ayen); four grandchildren: Chandler Cross (12), Aniston Cross (11), Hannah Cross (7) and Sawyer Bettis (9); and special friend, Helen Semak.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, Jan. 22, 2022, at 12:30 p.m. at Ralph Buckner Funeral Home, with the Rev. Renny Whittenbarger officiating.

Interment will follow at Samples Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery, with Chandler Cross, Kevin Young, Wade Bettis, Kolton Perry, Mike Nix, Andy Semak and Sawyer Bettis serving as pallbearers. A white dove release ceremony and the playing of bagpipes will conclude the service.

The family will receive friends from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday at the funeral home.

We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Cross family guestbook at



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