Carlena Faye Cruise, 55 of Bogata

CARLENACRUSIECarlena Faye Cruise, age 55 of Rosalie, died at her home on Saturday, April 4, 2015. Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00pm Tuesday, April 7, 2015 in the Cuthand Methodist Church with Reverend Shawn Findley officiating. Burial will follow in Cuthand Cemetery. The Family will receive friends from 7-8m Monday evening at the funeral home.

She was born in Tell City, Indiana on April 20, 1959, the daughter of Stanley & Faye Beard Rearden. She married Charles Dean Cruise on April 22, 1978 in Dallas. He preceded her in death on July 18, 2001. She was also preceded in death by a son, William Dean Cruise in 1991, and two sisters, Sonja Black and Debra Cody.

Survivors include her children: Aimee Cruise of Bogata; Charles Dean [Shorty] Cruise, Jr. and wife, Margaret of Bogata; 3 brothers, Tom Quinley of Dallas; Steve Rearden of Dallas, Stanley Rearden of Liberty, Texas; 6 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren.

  1. My thoughts and prayers are with Shorty and Aimer at this time. May God be with you at this time. She was such a sweet lady.f

  2. Russell Rozell says:

    Your mother was a one of a kind lady and she always gave me a lot of crap when she could ! I thought the world of her and heaven gained a special soul when she arrived ! She will be missed greatly!

  3. Gwenn Sanders says:

    Aimee & Shorty,
    So sorry for the loss of your mom. She was so very proud of both of you. Your cousin, Gwenn Sanders

  4. Larry Beard says:

    Carlena was dearly loved. I am so sorry. Love you all . Larry

  5. Paul J Jones says:

    So sorry for you loss Charles, she will be missed greatly.

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