Wilda Jean Cross

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Above Images: Cross, circa 1992


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: March 23, 1992 from Sibley, Louisiana
  • Classification: Missing
  • Date of Birth: February 24, 1953
  • Age: 39 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'3, 140 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian female. Brown hair, hazel eyes. Cross has a stocky, athletic build. Her maiden name is Neal. She has a scar on her right ear.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Cross was last seen at her home in the 100 block of Ponder Road in Sibley, Louisiana at 7:30 a.m. on March 23, 1992. She has never been heard from again. Cross's husband didn't tell her family about her disappearance for three days. Her family then reported it to police.

    Cross is a champion barefoot water skier; she participated in nationwide competitions and was featured in several water ski magazines. In 1984, she was listed as the second-best barefoot skier in the country and fifth-best in the world. She and her husband have one son, and the couple operated a jewelry store in Bossier City, Louisiana in 1992. Cross was declared legally dead in 2006. Her case remains unsolved.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Louisiana State Police


    Source Information
    KTBS 3
    Unsolved in the News
    Louisiana Missing Adults
    The Bossier Press-Tribune


    Updated 3 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated June 2, 2012; distinguishing characteristics updated.

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