James Millard "Sonny" Cross, 87, of Rossville, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, February 21, 2021. He was born in Chattanooga to the late Joe Washington & Gertrude Scoggins Cross and had lived in the Chattanooga & North Georgia areas for most of his life. He was an Army Veteran having served during the Korean Conflict and had worked most of his life as a Painter. He was a member of Elkmont Baptist Church in Cleveland and loved spending time with his church family. His passion in life was following Christ and sharing his faith with all those he came into contact with. He was a loving and devoted brother, father, grandfather, great grandfather and great-great grandfather that will be truly missed by all who knew him. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Mary Lou Merriman Cross; son, James Doyle Cross and several brothers and sisters.