Valdosta Daily Times

Obituaries

May 15, 2014

Clayton Rollond Cross

VALDOSTA — Clayton Rollond Cross, 22, of Homerville, was tragically shot and killed on Saturday, May 10, 2014.

He leaves to cherish his precious memories a devoted and loving mother and father, Dr. Ronda Cross-Scott and Lindsay Scott of Valdosta; father, Matthew Watkins and wife of Montrose, Ga.; two sisters, Lindsay Regina Scott of Atlanta and Caitlyn Scott of Valdosta; brother, Jonathan Williams of Valdosta; dedicated grandmothers, Charlie Mae Cross of Homerville and Johnnie Mae Scott of Jesup; grandfather, Steve McKnight of Homerville; grandparents, Malcolm and Yvonne Watkins of Montrose, Ga.; great-grandmother, Ora Dee Bolden of Homerville; godparents, Ben and Faye Core of Atlanta; the Morehouse College family, Boy Scouts Troop #426; Clinch County High School Class of 2010, the mighty Clinch County Panthers; and a host of uncles, aunts, cousins, and sorrowing friends.

Clay, which he was affectionately called, was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Clayton Henry Cross of Homerville and Raymond Scott of Jesup.

Family visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Friday, May 16 at Brown’s Chapel AME Church, Homerville.

Funeral services are scheduled for 3 p.m., Saturday, May 17, 2014, at First Assembly of God Church (Hwy. 441), Homerville. Interment will be held in Pine Forest Cemetery, Homerville. Repast will be held at Clayton Henry Cross Educational Center (Hwy. 84), Homerville. — Fluker Funeral Home of Waycross is in charge of arrangements.

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