8/17/1943 - 4/25/2013
Earlene Cross, 69, passed away April 25,2013. She was born August 17, 1943 in San Jose, Calif. In 1951 she moved to Ophir, Calif., where she attended Ophir Elementary and Placer High. On October 10, 1959 she married Earl W. Cross in Reno Nev. Earlene enjoyed singing karaoke with family and friends, watching grandchildren's sports games and other activities, traveling to visit her family in Texas and Oklahoma, but most of all she loved to go to the casino and hang out with her sisters.
Earlene is survived by her husband of 53 years, Earl Cross; her children, Trina Jones, Shelley Beach, Earl Cross, Jr., Marty Cross, son-in-law, Nik Beach and daughter-in-law, Jennifer Cross; seven grandchildren: Hanna Cross, David Jones, Sadie Cross, Jacob Cross, Tyler Cross, Jordan Beach, and Logan Beach; sisters and brothers, Shirlene Hamilton, Maxine Williams, Will Shrum, Kay Tipton, Rick Shrum, brother (in-law) Bill Tipton; numerous cousins, nieces, and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Edith Shrum and her sister Jewel Dean McEachern.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Friday, May 3, 2013, 1 p.m. at the Veteran's Hall, 100 East St. in Auburn, Calif.