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Carole L. (Coomer) Richards Cruse

January 12, 1943 ~ May 9, 2017 (age 74)

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Celebration of Life Service
May 15, 2017

1:00 PM
Aletheia Church
7816 S. Madison Ave.
Indianapolis, IN 46227

Carole L. (Coomer) Richards Cruse, 74, of Whiteland, passed away on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 in Indianapolis. Her life journey came to an end at St. Francis South Hospital, surrounded by her family. She was born on January 12, 1943 in Russell Springs, Ky. to Jesse and Etna Coomer.

She enjoyed being a waitress at The Grove. Carole enjoyed reading, cooking, and playing Rook. Her favorite movie was Dirty Dancing, with Patrick Swayze. She loved to spend time with her family and friends. Carole will be remembered as a loving and hard-working mother and grandmother. She was dearly loved and will be missed by all.

Carole is survived by her four children, Kathy Jo (Vince) Napier of Whiteland, Susan Lynn (John Maynard) Richards of Greenwood, Glenn Alan Richards of Indianapolis, and Cheryl Ann (Randy) Richards of Beech Grove; one sister, Shannon (Laverne) Bennett of Russel Springs, Ky.; and one brother Barry Coomer of Cincinnati, Ohio; seven grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Glenn H. Richards, on February 27, 2002, her parents, Jesse and Etna Coomer, and one sister, Dianna Coomer.

The family will be conducting a Celebration of Life Service at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, May 15, 2017 at Aletheia Church, 7816 S. Madison Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46227.

Memorial contributions, in Carole’s memory, can be made to the church.