|Helen E. Cross, 100, of Galesburg, died at 5:20 a.m. Saturday, September 14, 2013 in Rosewood Care Center.
She was born July 13, 1913 in Abingdon, the daughter of James and Alta Hatch Paulsgrove. She married Charles Cross on July 3, 1933 in Keokuk, Iowa. He preceded her in death December 14, 1987.
She is survived by a daughter, Cherry (and Bruce) Woods of Georgetown, Texas; two brothers, Max (and Molly) Paulsgrove of Aledo and Glen (and Lucy) Paulsgrove of Galesburg; and a sister, Dorothy St. George of Galesburg. She was preceded in death by her parents; a grandson, Richard Norton; one brother; and one sister.
Helen was a teacher in Knox County for 10 years. She graduated from Abingdon High School in 1930 and Macomb Teacher's College. She was a member of First Christian Church in Galesburg.
Cremation will be accorded. Memorial service will be 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel. Rev. M.J. Fitch will officiate. Visitation will be 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the chapel. Burial will be in Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be made to First Christian Church. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.