Hilda Brown Cross



WEAVERVILLE – Hilda Brown Cross, age 86 of 11 Jupiter Hills Drive died Sunday, January 15, 2017.

Mrs. Cross was born June 21, 1930 in Madison County and was a resident of Buncombe County for most of her life. She was a member of Piney Mountain Baptist Church where she was still the active pianist. Preceding her in death were her parents, Edd and Pansy Arrowood Brown; brothers, Richard and Ottis Brown; sister, Helen Burnette. She was also preceded in death by her husband Harry Clay Cross who died in 1994.

Surviving are her sons, Stewart Cross and Doug Cross both of Weaverville; daughters-in-law, June and Kada; grandchildren, Raleigh, Tory, Merit, Tegan and Tyler and great granddaughter, Harper.

Her funeral service will be held at 2:30 p.m., Wednesday, January 18, 2017 in Piney Mountain Baptist Church with Reverends Steve Freeman and Roy Shepherd officiating. Burial will be in West Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. Wednesday at the church.

At other times the family will be at the residence.

West Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Flowers are welcome or memorials may be made to Piney Mountain Baptist Church, Building Fund, P.O. Box 1727, Weaverville, NC 28787.

For those who desire, condolences may be offered to the family under Mrs. Cross’ obituary at www.WestFamilyFuneralServices.com.