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Doris Bias Cross

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Doris Bias Cross Obituary
POQUOSON - Doris Bias Cross, 94, a longtime Poquoson resident, passed away at home on Thursday, November 9, 2017, with loved ones by her side. She was born in Nellis, WV, and grew up in Boone Co., WV. Doris was a retired LPN, and was Director of the FMRS Regional Health Center in Beckley, WV. She loved music and playing the piano, sewing, traveling, and crossword puzzles. She enjoyed her backyard and watching the birds who made their home there. Doris was a devoted daughter, wife and mother who was preceded in death by her husband, John W. "Bill" Cross; brothers, Eugene and Thomas Spencer, first husband, Chester Bias; step-son, John W. Cross Jr.; and son-in-law, Barry Sklar. She is survived by three children, Judith Sklar of Alexandria, VA, James Bias (Mary Frances) of Sophia, WV, and Patricia Bias of Arlington, VA; step-children, Susie Harrell (Carey) and Patti Roberts (John), both of Poquoson; grandchildren, Joel Sklar, Adam Sklar, Jimmy Bias, Scott Bias, Bryan Harrell, Michelle Harrell, Bryce Roberts, and Perry Roberts Harris; great-grandchildren, Justin Bias, Sarah Sklar, and Luke Harrell; and her beloved feline companion, Sassy. The family will receive friends Thursday, Nov. 16, 1-2:00 PM, immediately followed by a Celebration of Doris' Life at 2:00 PM led by Rev. James N. Earley II, all at Claytor Rollins Funeral Home, Poquoson. A graveside service will be held Saturday, Nov. 18, 2:00 PM, at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Beckley, WV. The family wishes to thank Doris' loving caregiver, Sylvia Williams, the Poquoson Fire & Rescue Squad, and Dr. John Hollingsworth and staff, for their care and support. Memorial contributions may be made to the Poquoson Volunteer Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 2099, Poquoson, VA, 23662; or to PAWS (Poquoson Animal Welfare Sanctuary), P.O. Box 2204, Poquoson, VA 23662. Online condolences to claytorrollins.com .
Published in Daily Press on Nov. 12, 2017
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