Austin Cross

Tuesday, November 16, 2004

MOUNDS, Ill. -- Austin Devon Cross, 76, of Chicago, formerly of Villa Ridge, Ill. died Thursday, Nov. 11, 2004, at Chicago.

He was born June 8, 1928. He was a graduate of Douglas High School in Mounds.

Cross was employed by Amoco Oil Co. for 35 years. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

Survivors include his wife, Frances; two sons, Khalil Abdul-Rahim and Steve Mason; and a sister, Molly Norwood of Carbondale, Ill.

He was preceded in death by two brothers.

Friends may call at the Congregation Church of Park Manor in Chicago from 10 a.m. today.

Funeral will be at 10 a.m. today at the church, and a graveside funeral service will be at 11:30 a.m. Thursday in the National Cemetery at Mound City, Ill.