Tonda Jean Cross of Ellettsville, went to her heavenly home on Saturday, May 18. 2019 unexpectedly due to a tragic accident.
Tonda was born in Ellettsville, Indiana into the home of Bob and Donna (Acuff) Farmer on September 24, 1957. She was married to Jon Cross for 25 years. Tonda was the proud mother of sons Chad and Shawn Hall as well as grandmother to Cole Hall and stepmother to David and Tyler Cross.
Tonda was a graduate from Edgewood High School in 1976. Tonda retired from General Electric where she was employed for 30 years. She was also a proud member of the I.B.E.W local union. She was a member of the Mt. Pleasant Christian Church and had accepted Jesus Christ as her savior.
Tonda's favorite things in life were her two boys and grandson, traveling to Myrtle Beach with Jon to ride motorcycles and she had a love for the ocean and the sun. While at home she enjoyed many summer days in the pool with her family and friends. She also had a love for dogs especially her late lab Casey.
Tonda was preceded in death by her mother and father and her grandparents, James and Vera Acuff and Jim and Lotus Farmer.
Tonda is survived by her husband, Jon; her children Chad and Shawn, grandson Cole, stepsons David and Tyler, brothers Mike and (Sherry) Farmer, Steve (Shelly) Farmer, Gary and (Sherrie) Farmer and Jeff and (Lori) Farmer all of Ellettsville and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at Mt. Pleasant Christian Church , 3100 West Burma Road, Gosport, IN with Pastor Larry Mitchell officiating. Burial is to follow at Mt. Pleasant Christian Church Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Chandler Funeral Home in Ellettsville. Share condolences, memories and more with Tonda’s family at www.chandlerfh.com
In lieu of flowers the family requests contributions to the Mt. Pleasant Christian Church. 3100 W. Burma Road, Gosport, IN 47433