Shirley Proffitt

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Shirley Proffitt01/27/2021
Shirley Lee (Proffitt) Cross of Kettering, Maryland and formerly of Knoxville, Iowa, passed away on Wednesday, January 27, 2021. She was born Sept 5, 1934 and graduated with KHS -Class of 1953,

Shirley worked as the school nurse at Largo Sr. High, and as an administrative assistant for AETNA and OPM for many years.

She was a talented crocheter creating the most beautiful pieces for family and friends and was a master cruciverbalist. She also enjoyed cheering on the Nats and several colligate sports teams.

Shirley was preceded in death by her husband of more than 50 years, Seward Cross; her parents Willard Proffitt and Leona Cleland of Knoxville, Iowa; Sister; Jean Ardell Courtney d. Nov 8, 1977, of Pleasantville, Iowa; and Brother: Rodney Cleland Proffitt d. May 31, 1998, of Burlington, Washington.
Shirley Proffitt
She is survived by her son Kevin (Susan), five grandchildren Brian, Matthew (Chelsea), Sydney, Shelby, and Scott Cross as well as one great-grandson Avery.

A private service and burial will be held for the family.
The family asks that in lieu of condolences,
tell your family members you love them.
Services by Rausch Funeral Homes, Owings, MD