Nettie Mae Cross, 80, of Racine, Ohio passed away on October 15, 2017. She was born on February 28, 1937 daughter of the late Charles Joshua Hackney and Mary Alice Snodgrass Hackney. She was a member of the Racine First Baptist Church.

She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Bill Cross of Racine; three daughters, Catherine (George) Oldaker of Hartford, West Virginia, Cindy (John ) Williams of Racine, Ohio and Carol Grimm of Proctorville, Ohio; grandchildren, Joshua (Mariah Richardson) Oldaker, Maddison (Kameron) Sayre, Alexis (Clint Reed) Hill, Amber (Dustin) Keyes and Abbie (Andrew) Brozak; great grandchildren, Caleigh Keyes, Kennedy Sayre, Kamden Sayre, Annalise Brozak and Ian Brozak; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her siblings, Harold, Richard, Bill, Betty, Howard, Ruby and Ivy.

Graveside funeral services will be held in the Chapel at Meigs Memory Gardens on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 11 a.m. with Pastor Duke Holbert officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Nettie may be make to the Alzheimer’s Association at

A registry is available at