Mark Wayne Cross
6/12/1951 - 7/13/2017


Mark Wayne Cross, 66, of Greenville, passed away on July 13, 2017 at the Hunt Regional Medical Center.  A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. at the New Life Church of Covenant Ranch in Caddo Mills with Rev. Butch Bruton officiating.


Mark was born in Greenville, Texas on June 12, 1951 to Harry Cross, Jr. and Margaret Glynn Courtney.  He married Debbie Porter on July 22, 1989 in Greenville.  Mark served with the U. S. Army and retired as a truck driver and chef.  He was a member of the Masonic Lodge where he was a past Master Mason.  Mark graduated from Greenville High School, attended E.T.S.U., and later in life graduated from the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, NY.


Mark is survived by his wife Debbie Cross; sons, Tommy Cross and wife, Brittany, David Cross and wife, Ashley; daughter, Abigail Cross; brother, Bill Cross; grandchildren, Wendy Cross, Gracie Cross, Keith Cross; and his 3 red dogs, Riley, Jenny and Little Man, and granddog Lucy


He is preceded in death by his parents and sister-in-law, Susan Cross.


Mark was devoted to his family’s legacy as steward of the land.  It was in the pecan orchard where he felt closest to his Lord and Savior.  He loved this country, and what stood behind the true meaning of the flag of the United States of America.  Jeremiah 29:11.

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