James Cruce

PRAIRIE GROVE COMMUNITY — Mr. James Durwood “Dub” Cruce, age 78, of the Prairie Grove Community passed away Monday, June 10 at Hospice Home Care in Little Rock.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Sara Emma Kinnaird Cruce of Prairie Grove; a son, James Durwood Cruce, Jr. of Monticello; two daughters, Rita Sue Cruce Rawls of Crossett and Sandy Kay Cruce West of Prairie Grove; two sisters, Helen Cruce Burnett of Monticello and Bertha Cruce Bolin of Fountain Hill; his extended siblings, Billie Jean Doles of Bonita, La., Rachel Summerland, Faye Hunter and Ann Austin all of Hamburg; seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Funeral service will be 1:00 p.m. Thursday at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Chapel with burial in Prairie Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday evening at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Prairie Grove Cemetery Association or Hospice Home Care, 220 S. Bowman Rd., Little Rock. Online guestbook www.stephensondearman.com.