A Graveside Service will be held on Friday, October 18, 2013, at 2 p.m., at the Gridley-Biggs Cemetery for Cloretta June “Buddy” Cross, 78, of Oroville California. Cloretta passed away on October 8, 2013 at her home in Oroville, California. She was born April 18, 1935 in Bristo, Oklahoma to Earl and Mamie McMillan. Cloretta was a long time resident of Gridley and Oroville, having worked many years at the Libby/Tri Valley Growers Cannery. She was a talented artist and she enjoyed bowling. Her grandchildren were the joy of her life. She was an active member of the Free Trinity Church and Gridley/ Oroville Moose Lodges. Cloretta was preceded in death by her parents and her husband Jim Cross, and her daughter Lovetta Cross. She is survived by her son Dave (Cindy) Cross, of Chico; one brother, Donnie Wooten, of Missouri; two sisters, Wanda Hollister, of Oklahoma, Bobbi McMillan, of Oregon; three grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. Arrangements are entrusted to Gridley-Block Funeral Chapel.