The family of Marilyn Cross will celebrate her life from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 13, 2023 at Meyers Funeral Chapel in Blue Springs, MO. Memories of Marilyn and words of comfort for her family may be shared at meyersfuneralchapel.com
Marilyn Sue Cross, 64, a resident of Independence, MO passed away peacefully Wednesday December 6, 2023 at her home. She was born June 17, 1959 to Roy and Wilda (Martin) Cross in Kansas City, MO.
Marilyn was a 1985 graduate of Belle Chasse High School in Belle Chasse, LA. She owned a professional cleaning business and worked in retail for several years. Marilyn was Baptist by faith. She enjoyed watching KU basketball, and spending time with her friends. Marilyn also enjoyed taking care of the fish in the pond in her yard. She cherished spending time with her family.
Survived by her son, Brian Simerly and his wife, Kerri of Honeybrook, PA; grandchildren, Chloe Simerly, Delaney Simerly, Rylan Simerly, Carlee Simerly, Cambree Simerly; fiancé, Mark Tucker of Independence, MO; brother, Scott Cross of Independence, MO; sister, Debbie Schultz of Richmond, TX. Marilyn is preceded in death by her son, Daniel Simerly; parents, Roy and Wilda Cross; sister, Debbie Burenheide.