Alma Estes Cruse, 89, of Pine Level, Alabama, passed away of a non-Covid, long term illness on Sunday, September 11, 2022. Funeral services will be held Saturday, September 17, 2022, at Pine Level Baptist Church, Pine Level AL., with visitation at 10:00am and service at 11:00am with burial in the church cemetery. Pallbearers are Rusty Yawn, Paul Dicks, Jason Calhoun, Ken Harrison, Chris Spradlin, and Jay Taylor. Honorary pallbearer will be Wayne Dicks. Rev. Bob Dempsey officiating.
Mrs. Cruse was married over 50 years to the late Jerry L. Cruse. She spent most of her adult life as a homemaker and for over 40 years was very active serving Pine Level Baptist Church at various church events.
She is survived by her son, Jefferson Neal Cruse and his wife, Deborah Culpepper Cruse; grandchildren, Sydnie and Alex Cruse (Leslieann); great grandchildren, Mason, Rose, and Charlie; as well as her brother, Neal Lowery Estes (Wanda) and several nieces and nephews, Carol Estes Novak (Andrew) Dr. Kevin Lowery Estes (Jennifer), Vicky Follensbee (Ken) and Phyllis Cruse. She also leaves behind her great nieces and nephews, Erin Paulk, Cate Novak, Drew Novak, Judah Estes, and Luke Estes. She was predeceased by her husband, parents, and nephew, Keith Lowery Estes.