Jo Ann Fanguy Cross, 87, a native of Houma and longtime resident of Morgan City, passed away peacefully, Sunday, January 22, 2023, at Maison Jardin.
Jo Ann was born August 17, 1935, the daughter of Hewitt Fanguy and Lelia Pontiff Fanguy.
Jo Ann met her beloved husband at Nicholls State and was married in June of 1954. She was by her husband’s side as they built their home together. Jo Ann was a homemaker with a real passion for gardening. Her landscapes were always amazing. She was devoted to her Christian faith. She and her husband also enjoyed spending time and dining with their family.
She will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her three children, Eileen Cenac of Houma LA, Kerry Cross of Morgan City LA, and Brennan Cross and wife Joanne Cross of Raleigh NC, Billy Williams son-in-law; nine grandchildren, Chance Cenac, Shane Cenac, Lauren Cenac, Jeremy Williams, Matthew Williams, Andrew Williams, Hartley Cross, Reagan Cross and Collette Cross; five great-grandchildren, Juliette, Sebastian, Oliver, Max and Adalee.
Jo Ann was preceded in death by her parents, her devoted husband, Harry Raymond Cross; two sons, Harry Hewitt Cross and Charles Quentin Cross; daughter, Mary Cross Williams; son-in-law, Clark “Cy” Cenac.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 25, 2023, at Twin City Funeral Home. Visitation will be held from 12:00 p.m until time of services. After services, Jo Ann will be laid to rest in Morgan City Cemetery.