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Bessie Ann (Allen) Cross

May 4, 1936 ~ December 4, 2021 (age 85)


Bessie Ann Cross (age 85) of Kearneysville, WV, beloved wife of the late Bernard Allen Cross peacefully departed this life on Saturday, December 4, 2021 at the Dulles Health and Rehab Center.  Bessie is the loving mother to two daughters, Veronica Baylor (Darnell) and Alicia Cross-Essex (Keith) and one son, Gregory Cross; devoted grandmother to Bryanna Baylor, Alanna Baylor, Antonio McDonald, Jr. and Trú Genesis-Payton Cross; dear sister to Hilda Guiton, Helen Carter, Henry Allen (Lucy) and the late George Allen.  She is also survived by her in-laws, Earl Jenkins (Leslie), Jerald Cross, Arnetta Perry (Wayne), Jacquelyn Greenfield (William), Regina Cross, Thomas Cross, Stephen Cross (Velda) and Mona Cross;  and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends who loved her.  

Monday, December 13, 2021

Pridgen Funeral Home Chapel

Visitation:  10-11:00 Am

Service:  11:00 AM

Interment:   Harmony Cemetery


Please know that a steady walk through is permitted for the viewing and all attendees must wear a mask while in the facility.  Due to restrictions, the  service however will be for invited guests only but livestreaming services will be available on the day of service by clicking the access box below.   

Condolences may also be left on the above Tribute Wall.



Due to technical issues causing no sound during the visitation, the video shown on the monitor has been added below...simply click the play arrow bottom left on the image of roses.





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Celebration of Life
December 13, 2021

10:00 AM
Pridgen Funeral Service, PA
9455 Lanham Severn Rd.
Lanham, MD 20706

Video is available for this event

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