DIANA SUE CROSS Monday, June 4, 1956 - Friday, June 23, 2017
Diana Sue Cross, age 61 of Bolivar Missouri, passed away Friday June 23, 2017 in her home surrounded by her husband, sons, daughters in law, and grandchildren.
She was born June 4, 1956 in Burge Hospital, Springfield, Missouri, the daughter of Newton and Ethel Cribbs of Pleasant Hope, Missouri. She graduated from Pleasant Hope High School in 1974 and began traveling the country to different cities and states raising her sons. In the late 1980's Diana returned to the Pleasant Hope area and stayed until moving to Bolivar in 2006.
Diana always loved helping out her family members and friends, and was often the first one called to manage when tragedy and disaster hit home. She enjoyed cooking dinners for her family and watching her grandchildren grow up.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Newton and Ethel Cribbs; and a sister, Joan Zimmerman.
She is survived by her husband Daniel, of the home; three sons, Brian Cornell and his wife Amber of Carthage, Missouri; Albert Cornell and his wife Kimberly of Bolivar, and Noah Cross of Bolivar; four grandchildren, Gavin Cornell and Madison Cornell of Bolivar, and Kendel and Lanie Stephens of Carthage; and eight siblings, Sharon Brakebill, Shirley Lumpkin, Janice Cribbs, Dwain Cribbs, Doyle Cribbs, Delores Criger and Brenda Kennedy.
A graveside memorial will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 1, 2017, in Brighton Cemetery, Brighton, Missouri, under the direction of Meadors Funeral Home, Republic, Missouri. Contributions may be made to CMH Hospice, 1500 North Oakland, Bolivar, Missouri 65613. Online condolences may be shared on this website, at www.meadorsfuneralhome.com