Funeral Service

Time: 11.40am

Date: Friday 13th November 2020

Service Details:
A private family funeral service will be held at Accrington Crematorium. For those unable to attend, the ceremony will be live streamed. For log in details please visit Username Nazo7426 Password 025124

Mavis Anne Cross (Anne)

Peacefully on 20th October 2020 Anne aged 76 years of Clayton Le Moors. Loving wife to David, devoted mum to Jackie, John, Joanne and Wendy, dear mother-in-law to Nick and Michael, cherished gran to Kymberley, Kythe, Michael, Thomas, Samantha, Ben, Rhys and Joe, great grandma to Aaron, Lucy-El, Alfie, Bella and Tyrion also sister, Auntie and friend to many.

Anne started her working life as a weaver and after this she held various jobs to work around her family including doing the evening shift at Brooke Bond OXO, Anne made many friends along the way and loved to socialise. Bingo, Baking and Holidays was a few of her pleasures, Anne loved soaking up the sun and visiting her favourite places such as Scarborough and Benidorm with her family and friends Anne also loved her caravan holidays.

Anne was a well respected member of the community in Clayton Le Moors she would cook for her neighbours, arrange bingo and other social events. She was a devoted family lady and a good friend to many.

Anne will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by all who had the pleasure of knowing and loving her.

Flowers are requested for her love of flowers.


Please feel free to leave a message for Anne’s online memorial book by completing the form below.

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MESSAGES for the family of Mavis Anne Cross



We have had the pleasure of knowing the family for years. Anne was a loving friend, always had the time to help others. She will be missed dearly but remembered, that’s for sure! Thinking of the family and David at this devastating time.. x



So so sorry for your loss, she was an amazing smiley women. Always laughing and cheery, she will be greatly missed. Thinking of her & her family.



I will always have fond and happy memories of my Aunty Anne. I will remember the times she always looked out for me and my girls making sure we were always part of the family and felt loved and secure. She had a huge heart and was the matriarch of us all. Will never forget our holidays at Haverigg camping and caravanning, we never stopped laughing and Aunty Anne knew how to travel in style with her table and chair in the back of the van !!! She was a true gem of an Aunty and our heart goes out to all the family xxx



A beautiful lady who will be sadly missed, sending our love to all the family xxxxx



My thoughts are with the family and friends of Mavis Anne Cross at this sad time xx


Vicki Williams

We will miss you Aunty Anne X love to all our family Vicki, Chris, Lucy & Kate xxx


Louise Griffin, Charli and Keaton xxx

Mavis was such a lovely lady and will be fondly remembered, when my kids were little they use to love popping across the road to see Mavis and David, absolutely such the nicest lady you could meet.


Ronnie Carswell

Thoughts and prayers are with you all at this sad time. May she rest in eternal Peace X


Angela (Blackburn)

An amazing lady who will leave so many memories for lots of people, thinking of you all at this sad time xxx


Ivy Murray

My thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time.


Geoff and Maureen Boughton

R.I.P Anne lovely lady worked hard at centre thank you Anne.



Aunty Anne was one of the most amazing people I’ve ever met and had the pleasure to call family! So many find memories of her and David and beautiful candy All my love to her amazing children and grandchildren xxx



The strongest minded lady I’ve ever met. Your the leader of an amazing family. To see you laugh to give use grief to telling use of for doing wrong. I’m glad to say mama bear I’ve known you for nearly 30 years you will be missed. You gained your wings to fly high they gain an amazing person who will always be loved even though your not with use any more. I will kick Joanne backside when she needs me but I know she will kick mine. Love you till end of time mama bear xxxx



I remember running into my Aunty Anne and Uncle David’s house straight after school. Aunty Anne would be sat on the fireplace in the backroom with a brew and Candy would be there by her side. Aunty Anne always made me feel welcome and gave me biscuits and juice. I will miss her lovely smile and I will never forget her infectious laugh. Sending all my love to my beautiful family at this sad time



It has been such a privilege to know Anne and David for the past 15 years. They will be missed so much by myself, family, friends and the community of Clayton-le-Moors and beyond. I will miss nipping in for a brew and listening to them both and their amazing take on the world. They did so much for the community. I will always remember them. So sorry to hear this very sad news.



What a truly amazing lady!!. She will be missed but never forgotten by so many. Sending big hugs and lots of love to Joanne and family ????❤ xxxx


Trevor and Margaret Garner

Sorry to hear the sad news our thoughts are with you all for the family.


Deborah (Threlfall)

So sorry for your loss Jackie and family, thinking of you all, may they both rest in peace together xx


Debra Taylor

So sorry for your loss. I remember Ann as a beautiful kind caring lady she took me and my family under her wing and helped us in whatever way she could we had some good times a memory I will never forget is my 21st which she secretly planed at the castle with Dot I was expecting just a quiet drink but Ann had other ideas but we had a blast of a time thank you Ann for your support back in the day R.I.P Ann xxx