Norma Ann Cruse Rutledge

January 22, 1939 – September 23, 2020

Obituary for Norma Ann Cruse Rutledge

Mrs. Norma Ann Cruse Rutledge, age 81 of Douglasville, Georgia passed away Wednesday September 23, 2020. She was born January 22, 1939 in Atlanta, Georgia, the daughter of the late Mr. Norman Sliver Cruse and the late Mrs. Ruby Redell Cruse. Mrs. Rutledge was a hair stylist for Styles and Fashion Salon. She loved to deer hunt and held the Douglas County record for a 17 point Buck for many years. Mrs. Rutledge was of the Baptist Faith.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by daughter, Deborah Lynn Rutledge Priest; brothers, James Cruse, Bobby Cruse, and Harold Cruse; sisters, Peggy Brown, Betty Sodeikes, Mary Wadsworth.
Mrs. Rutledge is survived by her husband of 63 years, Mr. James Ollie Rutledge of Douglasville, Georgia; son and daughter-in-law, Kenneth and Dianne Rutledge of Temple, Georgia; four grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews also survive.
Due to Covid-19 safety precautions and the family’s request, Private services will be conducted.
Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at Jones-Wynn Funeral Home of Douglasville is in charge of the arrangements. 770-942-2311

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So very sorry to hear of Norma’s passing. She did my mother, Nancy Carder’s hair for a number of years. When my children were young she was the first to cut their hair. A strong woman with a heart of gold. She loved people, her family and hunting! Prayers for her family.
– Anne Dunn
Will miss my yard sale buddy, sister by heart, and adopted grandmother to my daughters. There is a hole in my heart, but I know you are with the Lord, Debbie and family. Missing you Jimmy, you are in our prayers and thoughts
– Nancy Adkins
Kenneth and Dianne I am so very sorry to hear about Norma she was still my buddy we talked when we could I never get back to Dville I was there last Saturday and Tuesday I so wish I had came by. I can kick my self.. but we would talk on the phone we relive times laugh about Lucy would wait on her chase her to the house.. I will always have my good memories growing up on melrose and yr house. It was my refuge. My place to run too away from bad at my house.. any ways I will keep all of u in prayer. I will let our classmates know… Douglas County High Class of 78 and myself send our prayers.
– renee burdette
Jim I just heard I am some what speachless I am so very sorry. I will miss her. I have spoke to her I guess couple months. I don’t get to Dville much any more. But I try keep in touch by phone. I wish had known she had gotten in bad shape now I really wish I stoped by last Saturday when I was in Dville and Tuesday. Please for give me…. I will be praying for you. Again I am so sorry…
– renee burdette

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