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3994 Monroe Hwy
BALL, LA 71405
Phone: 318-640-1375
Fax: 318-641-3012
Jody Cruz

Jody Lynn Cruz (Swinnen)

Wednesday, June 18th, 1969 - Monday, May 6th, 2019
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Funeral services for Mrs. Jody Swinnen Cruz will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 11, 2019 in the Chapel of Gallagher Funeral Home, Ball, Louisiana. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Ball, Louisiana, under the direction of Gallagher Funeral Home.

Mrs. Cruz, age 49, of Galveston, Texas, entered eternal rest on Monday, May 6, 2019 at her residence.

Mrs. Cruz was a loving wife, mother and daughter. Jody was a very giving person, helping anyone she could, she would give sandwiches to the homeless during Christmas holidays. She was a manger for many clothing retail stores. She had many friends and was a lover of life. Jody will be missed by all that knew and loved her.

She is preceded in death by her father, Joseph Swinnen; one son, Christopher Cruz.

She is survived by her loving husband James “Jimmy” Cruz of Bossier, LA; mother, Linda Ates Hansen of Alexandria; two daughters, Alexis Elena Russell (CJ) of Bossier and Charleigh Cruz of Bossier; one brother Obry Beaudion of Baton Rouge; sister, Jerra Kathline Ates of Alexandria; also survived by numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

Friends may visit on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at Gallagher Funeral Home, Ball, Louisiana from 10:00 a.m. until time of service at 12:00 p.m.

Friends may post online messages of condolence for the Cruz family by visiting www.gallagherfh.com.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Saturday, May 11th, 2019 | 10:00am - 12:00pm
    When
    Saturday, May 11th, 2019 10:00am - 12:00pm
  • Service

    Saturday, May 11th, 2019 | 12:00pm
    When
    Saturday, May 11th, 2019 12:00pm
    Location
    Gallagher Funeral Home
    Address
    3994 Monroe Hwy
    BALL, LA 71405
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    Officiant
    Reverend Charles Hutzler
  • Interment

    Location
    Forest Lawn Memorial Park
    Address
    4000 Monroe Hwy.
    BALL, LA
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C. Belvey

Posted at 07:25am
My condolences to the family of Mrs. Cruz. May the God of comfort, grant you peace at this sad time. We are reassured that one day soon no resident will say; " I AM SICK." ( Isaiah 33:24)
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Maw Maw, Aunt Linda & Uncle Roger

Posted at 11:13am
So sorry for your loss. Praying for you and your family. We love you and will be thinking about you during this time of loss.
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Posted at 05:28pm
With deepest sympathy, the Cruz family, Tim, David, Geri, Tom, Danny, Joann and Joe Jr.
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The PINSTACK Allen Family

Posted at 02:20pm
Our thoughts and prayers are with you & your family in this difficult time. May God grant you peace & understanding . With Heartfelt condolences,
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