Betty James Cruz

A memorial service for Betty James Cruz, 67, a Woodfords resident for the past 57 years, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at FitzHenry's Carson Valley Funeral Home.

A celebration of life will follow the service at the Woodfords Education Center.

Mrs. Cruz died Nov. 22, 2005, at Carson-Tahoe Hospital. She was born Nov. 27, 193,7 in Carson City, to Roy and Maize Dick James.

She married Kenneth Leo Cruz Sr.

Before moving to Woodfords, she lived in San Francisco.

Mrs. Cruz was a truck driver and a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers Delbert, Marvin and Russell; and sister Eleanor James.

Among her survivors are her sons Terrance, Gregory, Darrel, Steven, David and Kenneth Jr.; daughter, Vanessa Cruz; sisters Flora James and Leona James; brother Edward James; 22 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

FitzHenry's Carson Valley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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