MarthaAnneCruse, 95, of Paducah, Kentucky, passed away at 9:45 A.M. Sunday,July26, 2020 at her home. Marthawas born in Paducah on August 12, 1924 to Robert and Anna Sears. Shewas amember of theGrahamvilleChapter ofHomemakers and the Faithful Sisters ofWestern BaptistHospital. She retired after 15 years as aNurse’s Aid at Western BaptistHospital andwas amember ofOlivet BaptistChurch. Mrs. Cruse issurvived by her daughters,Jayne Warzywak (Jerry), ofKnightdale, North Carolina,and Lynne Smith (Sonny), of Paducah; herson, LarryCruse, ofDayton, Tennessee; her grandchildren, JeffreyCruse (Kim),JalenaHoward (Aaron),Quent Smith, Ross Smith (Amanda); her great grandchildren, ZanderHoward, Eliza Smith, Landon Smith. Mrs. Crusewas preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, WilliamEdward Cruse; hersister, Mary Jane Britton; her brother, Robert Sears. Funeralservices are scheduled for 1:00 P.M. Friday,July31, 2020 atMilner &Orr FuneralHome of Paducahwith Rev. TommyTucker officiating. BurialwillfollowatMaplelawn ParkCemetery. No visitationwill be held. Expressions ofsympathymay take the formofcontributionsto:Olivet BaptistChurch, 5186 Hinkleville Rd. Paducah, KY42001. We appreciate your help inmaintaining statemandated Covid restrictions. Thisincludesthe minimum6 feet of distancing within ourfacility at alltimes. Youmay leave amessage ofsympathy and light a candle atwww.milnerandorr.com.
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