OBITUARY

Alphonzo Rudd

October 10, 1934May 22, 2020

Chief Master Sergeant Alphonzo Rudd, USAF Retired, age 85, passed away May 22, 2020.

He was born on October 10, 1934 in Magnolia, AR. He was the third child of the late Eugene and Erma Rudd. He received his education in Muskogee, OK, graduating from Manuel High School in 1952. From there Al attended Lincoln University at Jefferson for two years. There he pledged Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity where he continued his studies completing both his Bachelor and Master’s degrees in Public Administration. While there in in New York Al enlisted in the United States Air Force where he met and later married his one and only true love, Carrye Broome. From this loving union they were blessed with three wonderful and successful children, Sherry, Tracy and Alphonzo, Jr. Al was a devoted, loving and successful husband and father. God blessed them to share sixty two wonderful years together.

The Rudd family has been under the leadership of Rev. Dr. Elijah Jones over twenty years. Al served faithfully as Co Chairman of Deacons and sang in three choirs until his health failed. Al was a great encourager and affectingly gave some pet names.

Deacon Rudd leaves to cherish his precious memory by his loving wife, Carrye, Sherry Rudd, Tracy Griggs (Quincey) and Alphonzo Rudd II; 10 grandchildren, Aujanae Rudd, Brandon Verdell, Vewiser Dixon, Rusty W. Rudd, Jesse Rudd, Judd Rudd, Cash R. Rudd, Vaylin Collier, Sierra Griggs and Surrena Griggs; Two great grandchildren, Khalil Rudd, Zahir Dixon; two sisters, Nancy Turner, Katherine Mustin (Kermit) and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral services will be held Saturday May 30, 2020 at 11 AM in the chapel of Georgia Memorial Park Funeral Home with Rev. Dr. Elijah Jones, Sr. presiding and Dr. Mae Russell officiating. Entombment will follow in Georgia Memorial park Cemetery Chapel Mausoleum.

The family will receive friends between the hours of 9 Am until 11 Am Saturday at the funeral home.

Services

30 May

Visitation

9:00 am - 11:00 am

Georgia Memorial Park Funeral Home

2000 Cobb Pkwy SE
Marietta, GA 30060

30 May

Funeral Service

11:00 am

Georgia Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cemetery Winkenhofer Chapel

2000 Cobb Pkwy SE
Marietta, GA 30060

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Dan and Lisa Davis

May 26, 2020

We remember Mr. Al and Mrs. Carrie as wonderful neighbors of ours in Macland Forest. Their love for family was evident as children and grandchildren were present in their lives daily. We miss our chats as we walked by their house and hold both in our hearts. Mr Al was given dedicated love and care by his precious wife and we wish their family peace at this time.

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