Doris Cruise

Doris Jean Weaver Cruise, 93, of Arab died Saturday, July 30, 2022.

Mrs. Cruise was born Oct. 6, 1928, to Buford R. Weaver and Dessie Samples Weaver. She was married to Willard Cruise, who preceded her in death.

She was a lifelong resident of Arab and member of Gilliam Springs Baptist Church. She loved to cook and work in her garden. She loved visiting with her friends, her time in her Sunday school classes at Gilliam Springs, and spending time with her family and grandchildren.

She is survived by her sons: Larry Cruise and his wife Cynthia, and Vandy Cruise and his wife Carolyn; seven grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; one great, great-grandchild; and a host of nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a granddaughter: Dawnielle Cruise; and 10 siblings.

The funeral was at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022, at Gilliam Springs Baptist Church with Jamey Pruett officiating. Burial was in the adjoining cemetery with Arab Heritage Memorial Chapel directing.

Pallbearers were Robert Cruise, Chris Miller, Chris Johnson, Travis Porter, Tommy Strawn, and Dawson Johnson.

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