From our March 29, 2001, edition.
services for Jessie Mae Cruse, age 92, were held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday,
march 27, 2001, in Robertson Chapel of Memories in Clarendon with Billy
Jones, Church of Christ Minister from Jericho, officiating. Burial was
held at the Groom Cemetery in Groom under the direction of Robertson
Funeral Directors, Inc. of Clarendon.
Cruse died Sunday, March 25, 2001, in Claude. She was born November 26,
1908, in Lelia Lake, Donley County, Texas. She was a resident of Amarillo
before moving to Claude in 1964. She was married to Clyde Henry Cruse on
January 21, 1928. They raised greenhouse tomatoes in Claude for several
years. Mr. Cruse preceded her in death on October 28, 1990. She was a
homemaker, who was very devoted to her family. She was a Baptist.
was preceded in death by a grandson, Randy Ritter, in 1977.
include one daughter, Juandell Ritter-Bivens of Groom; one son, Bennie
Cruse of Amarillo; two sisters, Melba Leathers of Clarendon and Dean Angel
of Amarillo; five grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; two great great
grandchildren; as well as several nieces and nephews.
bearers were grandsons and great grandsons.
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