Anna Lee Cross

Anna Lee Cross, age 87, widow of Reual “Shorty” Cross, passed away Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at the Lantern Rehab Center in Lenoir City, TN.

She is survived by:

1 son, Gary Cross

1 daughter, Patricia Wheeler

2 brothers, Phillip Bertram and Reed Bertram

4 grandchildren

1 great grandchild


The family will receive friends on Saturday, October 23, 2021 between 10 am – 2 pm in the chapel of the funeral home.  Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 23, 2021 at 2 pm at the Hicks-Vaughn Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in the Elk Spring Cemetery.


In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to:

Fall Creek Building Fund or First Baptist Church of Sweetwater, TN Children’s Ministry or Gideon’s Bible International.


Hicks-Vaughn Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.