Anna Ellen (Knight) Cross


Anna Ellen (Knight) Cross, age 89 of Country Club Road, Grafton, WV passed away Thursday, October 24, 2019 at the home of her granddaughter, Anna Beth (Cross) Newlon and husband, Phil Newlon in Hernando, FL.

She was born May 29, 1930 in Keyser, WV a daughter of the late Roy Edwin and Kathryne Eva (Lilly) Knight.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Kenneth Cross who passed away Nov. 7, 2016.

Anna is survived by two sons, Kenneth Lee Cross and wife Suzanne (Shay) Cross of Homosassa, FL and Paul Edward “Pate” Cross and wife Sherri of Hurricane, WV; three grandchildren, Rebecca Kenleigh Main, Paul Kenneth Cross and wife Liz, and Anna Elizabeth Cross Newlon and husband Phil, all of Hernando, FL; ten great-grandchildren; one great-great- grandchild; three sisters, Reta Knight, Marjorie Miller, and Karen Keener and husband, Charles all of Grafton; one brother, John Knight and wife Shirley of Berkley Springs, WV; also survived by several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by three brothers, Roy A. “Moose” Knight, James Knight, and Robert “Bob” Knight; two sisters-in-law, Eleanor Mae (Raikes) Knight and Ginny (Wolfe) Knight, and Dorothy (Kisner) Knight.

Anna worked as head teller for the Blueville Bank in Grafton.

She enjoyed the Green Bay Packers with Aaron Rogers, the Pittsburgh Steelers, WVU  Football, and taking care of her flowers and humming birds.

She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Grafton.

The family will receive friends at the Donald G. Ford Funeral Home in Grafton on Monday, October 28, from 4:00-8:00 p.m., and from 10:00 a.m. until the funeral hour on Tuesday.

Funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday, October 29, 2019, at 11:00 a.m., with Pastor Orville Wright officiating.

Interment will follow at the Bluemont Cemetery in Grafton.

Online Condolences: www.donaldgfordfuneralhome.com.

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