Onva Alonzo Cross(1920 - 2013)

Onva Alonzo Cross December 6, 1920 - September 4, 2013 Onva Alonzo Cross was born in Kiwoa, OK on December 6, 1920. He had six brothers and three sisters. On October 11, 1940 Alonzo married Velma Turney in a double ceremony with his brother and Velma's sister. They would have been married for 73 years this October. Out of that union were four children June Sweeney, Onva Buller, Tom Cross and Lonnie Cross. Also surviving are seven grandchildren, eleven great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren. He and Velma came to California in 1945, settling in Shafter where they raised their family. After moving to Sanger, CA in 1982, they moved to Fresno in 2009, where his long battle with cancer ended on September 4, 2013. We were honored to have had a hard working, honest man with integrity to call our father and husband. Rest in peace Dad until we meet again. A graveside service will be held at Hillcrest Mortuary on September 10, 2013 at 10:00. Honorary Pallbearers are Grandsons Kevin Morrow, Kelly Buller, Kreg Cross and Korey Matthias. www.bakersfield.com/obits

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Hillcrest Memorial Park and Mortuary
9101 Kern Canyon Road Bakersfield, CA 93306
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Published in Bakersfield Californian on Sept. 9, 2013