Doris Johnson Cross


Doris Johnson Cross, 78,  of Cleveland, passed away during the early hours on Saturday, July 31, 2021, at her home with family at her side.

She was the daughter of the late Grady Johnson and Nellie Elizabeth Johnson. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Carolyn Jo Wheeler; and her sons: Rodney Wheeler and Jeffrey Dale Wheeler; and several brothers and sisters.

Doris was a member of the Church of God and was retired from Life Care Centers of Cleveland.

Survivors include two daughters: Brenda Rodriguez of Cleveland, and Vickie Wheeler of Alabama; two sons: Johnny Wheeler of Alabama, and Daniel Wheeler of Cleveland; two brothers: Ronald Willis and Paul Willis; one sister, Dorothy Gravelle ,all of Cleveland;   seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and  several nieces and nephewse.

A Remembrance of Life service will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2021, at the Wildwood Avenue Chapel of Jim Rush Funeral Homes. Interment will follow in Samples Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m., at  the funeral home.

You are invited to sign the register book and share a memory with the family at


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