CROSS, Miss Jennie, aged pioneer resident, died yesterday at home of
niece (Miss Laura Cross Flanagan) at 22 Alta Vista Drive, east of Missionary
Ridge. Funeral at residence today, 2:00. Rev. Williams, pastor Brainerd
Methodist Episcopal Church, South will officiate, assisted by Rev. T. J.
Haldeman of Christ Episcopal Church. Burial Brainerd Cemetery. Miss Cross,
native of Albany, KY, born 1844, lived in Chattanooga seventy years. She was a
teacher in the first public schools in Chattanooga. She reared her niece and
nephew, Robert Cross Flanagan, now of St. Paul, MN. Several other nieces and
nephews in distant cities survive her.
from The Chattanooga
September 19, 1926 by Joyce Ray Lea.