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Mary Ann Cross

July 19, 1937 — September 7, 2021

Mary Ann Crumley Cross, age 84, passed away on Tuesday, September 7th, 2021 in Columbia, Tennessee.

Mary, daughter of the late James Odell and Mary Crumley, was born on July 19th, 1937, in Maury County, Tennessee. In December 1953, Mary married her childhood sweetheart, the late Jackie C. Cross. They were blessed with three children and Mary spent her early years fulfilled as a homemaker.

Mary spent many years working as an Avon representative. Although she had several different jobs over the years, selling Avon was her favorite.

In recent times, you could always find Mary relaxing while reading, working crossword puzzles, or watching the “Andy Griffith Show”.

Mary is survived by her children: Patsy Smotherman, Wade (Rose) Cross, Beth Abernathy; grandchildren: Justin (Liz) Cross, Kayla Abernathy, Brady Abernathy, Drake Abernathy, Shelby Smotherman, Jonathan Smotherman; great-grandchildren: Jaycee Cross and Lilah Abernathy.

She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, and son-in-law: Gary Smotherman.

She will be greatly missed.

A graveside service for Ms. Mary will be held on Saturday, September 18th, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. at Polk Memorial Gardens.

Williams Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences can be given to the family by visiting .
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Saturday, September 18, 2021

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