Gertie Y. Cross, 89, Brookings, died April 15, 2001, at Curry Good Samaritan Center.

She was born June 28, 1911, in Kaufman, Texas.

She married Carroll N. Cross on Jan. 3, 1933, in South Bend, Ind.

Mrs. Cross lived most of her life in Massachusetts and Florida. She traveled with her husband on business for their calendar manufacturing businesses in Taunton, Mass. She served in a variety of business positions for their companies.

She moved to Brookings in 1997.

Survivors are her children, Douglas Cross of Brookings; Donna Kellogg of Columbus, Ohio; Patricia Cross, Port Townsend, Wash.; Merrill Cross, Norton Mass.

Also surviving are 13 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be April 28 at 3:30 p.m. at the Brookings Seventh-day Adventist Church, 102 Park Ave.

The family requests contributions be made in her honor to Three Angels Broadcasting Network, P.O. Box 220, West Frankfort, IL 62896, or to the local Seventh-day Adventist Church, P.O. Box 777, Brookings, OR 97415.