Judy Kay Cross, a loving mother to five children, and doting wife, left this earthly life on September 25, 2020 at the age of 77. Family hour was from 7-8:00 p.m. on Monday, September 28th at the Holmes~Coffey~Murray Funeral Home in Durant, Oklahoma. A celebration of her life was at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, September 29th at the Fairview Baptist Church in Durant, Oklahoma with Rev. Bill Ledbetter officiating. Her final resting place was at the Childress Cemetery in Childress, Texas, at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, September 30th. Her honorary pallbearers will be Dayle Bledsoe, Jesse Clinkenbeard, Fredrick Cross, and Rudy Heath.
Judy was a devoted wife and mother to her beloved family. She dedicated her life to making a loving home for them. Judy was born in Chickasha, Oklahoma on August 4, 1943 to Alvin Heath and Lola (Baker) Heath. Judy married Fredrick Richard Cross in Lake Tahoe, Nevada on August 21, 1978. She was extremely talented and pursued many creative outlets like, poetry, singing, crafts, drawing, painting and writing. She was a member of the Fairview Baptist Church and the Red Hat Club.
Mrs. Cross is survived by her husband, Fredrick Cross of the home, children, Robert V. A. Smith of Florida, Jeffrey M. Smith of Florida, Tamara D. Dias of California, Sandra K. Bledsoe of Oklahoma, Freddie R. Cross of Oklahoma, siblings, Joann Miller of Texas, twin, Rudy Heath of Texas, grandchildren, Michael Cross, Melissa Cross, Brandon Dias, Bryce Dias, Brock Dias, Jess M. Clinkenbeard, and Tayleighann R. Bledsoe, and 12 great grandchildren.
Mrs. Cross was preceded in death by her parents, siblings, Jerry Heath, Wayne Heath, Phil Heath, Terry Heath, Madonna Castellanos, and grandchildren, Amanda May and Greyson A. Dias.
Services were under the direction of Holmes~Coffey~Murray Funeral Home in Durant, Oklahoma www.holmescoffeymurray.com.