Serenity Hope Cross passed in her sleep on April 4, 2017 in Crescent City. Serenity was born to Damon and Heather Cross on January 8, 2016 in Arcata. Serenity was a member of the Hoopa Valley Tribe.

Serenity was known as “mommy’s little sidekick” and “pretty mama.” She loved playing with her big brother David and big sister Kylie and her many cousins. She was an easy going baby with a smile that could brighten anyone’s day.

Serenity is preceded in death by her paternal grandfather David Leslie Cross, maternal grandfather Ronald Keith Brazil and aunt Rebecca Robyn Brazil.

She is survived by her parents, Damon and Heather Cross, siblings David and Kylie, Grandmothers Dorcas Brazil (John Martinez) and Lila Lucero, Uncle Aaron Cross (Rachelle Thomas), Aunts Kathie Brazil (Josh Cabodi), Leah Christian (Steve),  Nena Macias (Eugene Colegrove) and  Shaleen Carlson (Bobby) and numerous cousins.

Funeral services will take place on April 12th, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at the Assembly of God Church in Hoopa, and will be officiated by Boyd Ferris and Joseph Marshall. Interment will be at the Hoopa Tribal Cemetery following the funeral services. Immediately following will be a reception at the American Legion Hall #415 in Hoopa.

Pall Bearers are Aaron Cross, Michael “Theka” Teodecki, Josh Cabodi and Steve Christian.

Honorary Pall Bearers are Clyde Moon, Desmond Oliver, Guy Baldy, John Martinez, Josh McKnight, Emil Marshall, Ron Wormouth, Mike Perry, Glen Moore, David Hostler and Chance Carpenter.

We may have missed many, many friends and family during this difficult time, and for that we deeply apologize. 

# # #

The obituary above was submitted by Serenity’s family. The Lost Coast Outpost runs obituaries of Humboldt County residents at no charge. See guidelines here.