Mallory Gabard Cruz

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Mallory Gabard Cruz, age 33, of Tucker, GA passed away Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017. She was preceded in death by grandfathers, Joe C. Gabard and Bob Lasater. Mrs. Cruz is survived by her husband of six years, Kyle A. Cruz, Tucker, GA; daughter, Lilian Cruz, age 4, Tucker, GA; father, Joseph C. Gabard, Chapel Hill, TN; mother, Cindy L. Gabard, Chapel Hill, TN; sister, Meredith Douglas, Nashville, TN; maternal grandmother, Hilda Lasater, Lewisburg, TN; paternal grandmother, Anne T. (Tommy) Gabard, Chapel Hill, TN; aunt, Mary Anne and Mike Schmidt, Houston, TX; mother-in-law, Beneva Cruz Curtis, Oklahoma City, OK; sister-in-law, Danielle Cruz, Tucker, GA. Mrs. Cruz was born September 24, 1983 in Nashville, Tennessee. She was a 2002 graduate of Forrest High School in Chapel Hill, TN; a 2006 graduate of Belmont University with a Bachelorís degree; and a 2007 graduate of Middle Tennessee State University with a Masterís degree. Mrs. Cruz was an E.S.L teacher with Speak in Norcross, GA. She was a member of Victory World Church in Norcross, GA. A Memorial service was held on Monday, Febr. 27, 2017, at 3 p.m. at Cross Point Church Bellevue, 7675 US 70 South, Nashville, TN 37221 with Pastor Dennis Rouse officiating. The family received friends from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Memorial Fund, Lilian Cruz, c/o Victory World Church, 5905 Brook Hollow Pkwy, Norcross, GA 30071 or online at

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