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Barbara H. Cross

April 14, 1945 - July 28, 2018

LEESBURG – Barbara H. Cross, 73, passed away on Saturday morning, July 28, 2018 at IU Health – Bloomington.
She was born on April 14, 1945 in Bryant, the daughter of John A. and Emma Jean (Judy) Orr and graduated from Bryant High School in 1963. She also graduated from Ambers Beauty School and was an i…READ MORE

LEESBURG – Barbara H. Cross, 73, passed away on Saturday morning, July 28, 2018 at IU Health – Bloomington.
She was born on April 14, 1945 in Bryant, the daughter of John A. and Emma Jean (Judy) Orr and graduated from Bryant High School in 1963. She also graduated from Ambers Beauty School and was an instructor there for many years.
Barbara was a founding member of ZOTOS, a permanent wave company in the 1980’s; was the owner of the Hair Racquet at the Racquet Ball Club in Muncie and invested in ANASAZI, a hair care product company in the 1990’s. She was a longtime member of the Delaware Country Club and Tippecanoe Country Club, Muncie Racquetball Club, High Street United Methodist Church, North Webster United Methodist Church and the Kiwanis of North Webster.
She loved to play golf, Lake Tippecanoe, waterskiing, and was a fan of IU Basketball, Pacers and the Colts. Barbara was crowned Ms. Jay County in 1963.
She is survived by her daughter, Amy Capps (husband, Richard) of Indianapolis; two step-sons, P. Gregory Cross (wife, Barbara) of Muncie and Jeffrey Cross (wife, Carol) of Burgaw, NC; six grandchildren and several great-grandchildren; one sister, Lynn Beer (husband, David) of Fort Wayne; nephew, Michael Beer (wife, Tracy) of Indianapolis and their children, Sam and Kara; niece, Karen Kruger (husband, Scott) of Houston, TX and their children, Kevin and Karsen.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Perry W. Cross on May 7, 1995.
Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 4, 2018 at The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel with Pastor Barry Humble officiating. Burial will take place at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 5, 2018 at Mock Cemetery in North Webster, IN with Dr. Byron Kaiser officiating.
Friends may call at The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 4, 2018.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the Barbara and Perry Cross Fund of The High Street United Methodist Church Foundation, 219 S. High Street, Muncie, IN 47305 or to North Webster United Methodist Church, 7822 E. Epworth Forest Road, North Webster, IN 46555.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.meeksmortuary.com.

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Visitation Information

Date: Saturday, August 4, 2018

Time: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel

Address:

415 East Washington Street
Muncie, Indiana 47305


Service Information

Date: Saturday, August 4, 2018

Time: 2:00 pm

The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel

Address:

415 East Washington Street
Muncie, Indiana 47305


Cemetery Information

Date: Sunday, August 5, 2018


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