CAMILLA -- Robert Cross, 80, of Newton, died Friday, August 31, 2012 at his residence.

Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m., Sunday, September 2, at the First Penecostal Church of God in Newton with interment in the Baker County Assembly of God Church Cemetery. The Rev. Mark Willis will officiate. Active pallbearers include Bret Snow, Miguel Trujillo, Jesse Snow, Barry Collins, Larry Cooper and Kenny Cox, Sr.

Born January 2, 1932 in Miller County, Georgia, he was the son of the late Buford S. Cross and Mary Lizzie Daniels. Mr. Cross was a retired welder and a member of the First Penecostal Church of God in Newton.

Survivors include his wife, Geneva Cross of Newton; two daughters, Mary Edwards (Howard) of Albany and Stephanie Cox (Buddy) of Pelham; two grandchildren, Staci Fitzgerald of Albany and Kristi Snow of Americus; one great-grandchild, Kirstin Fitzgerald of Albany; two brothers, Lawson Cross of Albany and Edgar Cross of Georgetown; five sisters, Reba Nassif of Orlando, Fl., Frances Basford of Marianna, Fl., Barbara Allen of Baconton, Faye Porter of Douglasville and Betty Lowe of Augusta; brother-in-law, Charles White of Shellman and special friend Cory Edwards of Newton.

Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. one hour prior to the service, Sunday, September 2, 2012.

Memorials may be made to Albany Community Hospice, 320 Foundation Lane, Albany, Ga., 31707.

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Camilla 229/336-5111