Pauline Marie Sammons Cross, 90, of Oneida, passed away July 7, 2017, at her home.

Born August 11, 1926, she was she was preceded in death by her parents, Harvie Lonzo and Elizabeth Strunk Sammons; husband, Ronald Cross; grandparents: James and Eppie Strunk, and John Sammons; and brother, James (Tava) Sammons.

She worked many years as the manager of Oneida High School cafeteria; and was a member of Pine Grove Baptist Church, but attended Oneida Church of Christ.

She is survived by her nieces and nephews:  Verna Adams of Hamilton, Ohio, Ronnie Sammons of Clayton, Ala., Wanda (Curtis) Maddox of Sunman, Ind., Patsy (Lonnie) Creekmore of Pine Knot, Ky., Jo (Arnold) Walker of Independence, Ky., Nancy Smith of Harrison, Ohio, Linda (Troy) Hensley of Aurora, Ind., Elois (Bill) Seibert of North Bend, Ohio, Sharon (Brent) Margeson of Liberty Township, Ohio, and Randy (Peggy) Sammons, Jeffery (Kris) Sammons, and Teresa (Troy) Bowling, all of Cincinnati, Ohio; numerous great- nieces and nephews and great-great- nieces and nephews, and many other relatives and friends.

Funeral service was conducted July 12, in the chapel of the Jones & Son Funeral Home with John Polk officiating. Interment followed at Hazel Valley Memorial Cemetery.

Arrangements by Jones & Son Funeral Home.