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Image of obit. of Mrs. Helen Pollitt, daughter of Theresa Rutledge and Robert Kiger. Theresa descended from Stephen Rutledge and Mary Massey. It appears Theresa was born 1877 in Tyrone, MO.

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Julie, Our prayers and sympathies are with you.  We will pray for you in the coming days.
  Betty

bates03@att.net wrote:
  Dear Friends,

My father Cecil M. Rutledge passed away yesterday at Wake Medical Hospital in Raleigh. He was 89. My Dad was descended from the Stephen Rutledge line. He was born in Wirth, Arkansas on July 12, 1917. He spent his childhood in Granite City, IL and later in Southeast Missouri picking cotton. He earned two bronze stars for his service in WWII where he was a combat medic and participated in the Normandy invasion. He later went to Michigan where he worked for GM 23 years, met and married my mom and had me and my sister. We moved to TN when he retired. He had six children of which I am the youngest and many grandchildren. On Thursday we will bury him next to my mother, Estel Clark Rutledge in Maryville, TN.

He is greatly missed,

Julie Rutledge Bates

NOTE BY ADMIN: My dad was the son of Charles Millard Rutledge and Myrtle Mae Thompson. Charlie (as he was called) was the son of John B. Rutledge and Elizabeth Roark. John was Stephen's son.

Julie Bates

Comment from: "Don Kelly" ocollaugh@comcast.net According to best dates and places where children of Stephen Rutledge and Mary Massey were born, in 1853  John B. Rutledge was born in unknown county Alabama. A year earlier Stephen and Mary and family lived in Lawrence or Giles counties, Tennessee. Two Alabama counties are close to Lawrence county where they lived a year earlier.

So best guess is that John was born in either Lauderdale or Limestone counties, Alabama which are just south of the state line.

As a young man in 1873 John married into the Roark family. Born 1853, John was an older brother of Chelnessie, called Nessie by her father. Chelnessie married to Henry Mentlo Owen was the mother of the Owen family who lived on a farm near Rogers, Arkansas. Chelnessie and Henry were my great grandparents.

So the direct male line from Stephen and Mary Rutledge was John B., Charles Millard, Cecil M. My father Oscar Kelly was born 1910 and spent his childhood near the Owen family who lived near Rogers. Cecil was born Wirth, AR which is a few miles east of Rogers. I believe the Kelly and Owen kids must have known Cecil before his family left for Illinois. 



William H. Rutledge, now deceased, was during his  useful life one of the
leading agriculturists of Butler county, and when he died  he left behind him a
finely developed farm, where his family still reside. He  was born at
Rossville, Ohio, May 16, 1845, a son of James and Mary (Mustard)  Rutledge. James
Rutledge was born in Pennsylvania, although his parents were  natives of Virginia,
and his wife was born in West Hamilton, Ohio. In young  manhood, James
Rutledge came to Butler county, Ohio, where he died in 1849,  having been a teamster
all of his active life. He and his wife had the following  children: Mary,
Martha, Margaret, Sarah, William H., and an unnamed son. William  H. Rutledge
attended the schools of his neighborhood, and remained with his  family until his
enlistment 
Page 609 for service during the  Civil war, September 10, 1861, in Company I,
35th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, at  Hamilton, Ohio, and was sent south. He
received his honorable discharge at  Chattanooga, Tenn., September 23, 1864, having
participated in many battles and  skirmishes, and done his full duty as a soldier.

Returning home to Butler  county, Mr. Rutledge continued to live with
his mother and sisters until his  marriage in 1883, when he began farming in
Lemon township, conducting the  Hoffman farm for twenty-eight years. In 1913 he
bought the present farm of the  family, comprising 186 acres of land, two and
one-half miles west of Monroe,  Ohio, R. F. D. No. 1, Kyle, Ohio, where he
carried on general farming until his  death, June 21, 1915. His remains were
interred in the beautiful “city of the  Dead" at Hamilton, Ohio. January 4, 1883,
Mr. Rutledge was united in marriage  with Mary Hoffman, of Fairfield township,
Butler county, a daughter of George  and Mary Barbara (Dingfelder) Hoffman,
both of whom were born in Germany. When  young people they came to the United
States, locating at Pitts burg, Pa., where  they met and were married. They then
came to Ohio, and secured a farm of wild  land in Fairfield township, Butler
county, which they cleared and developed. Mr.  Hoffman died on this farm in
April, 1887, his widow surviving him until 1911,  when she passed away at the
age of ninety-two years. Five of the nine Hoffman  children are now living,
namely: George, who is a farmer of Plainview, Texas;  Barbara, who is the widow of
Joseph Matson of Monroe station, Ohio; Louise, her  twin sister, who is
unmarried; Anna, who is also unmarried; and Mary, who is  Mrs. Rutledge. The
children of Mr. and Mrs. Rutledge are as follows: Anna  Louise, Martha Elizabeth,
and William Stanley, all of whom are living with their  mother. Mr. Rutledge was
a member of the Christian church of Hamilton, Ohio, but  his family belong to
the United Presbyterian church of Monroe, Ohio. He was a  staunch Republican,
but did not care for office. A quiet, unassuming man, Mr.  Rutledge devoted
himself to his family, and worked long and hard to provide  properly for them,
and when he died had the satisfaction of knowing that he had  made for them
one of the best rural homes in the county, and that he also left  behind him a
reputation for scrupulous honesty, and unflinching adherence to his  word. He
was widely known in the county which gave him birth, and when he passed  away,
he was mourned by many who realized that a good citizen and upright man  was
gone from their midst. Memoirs
of the
Miami  Valley
pages 600-649

 


Sarge...

I was sitting here working on piecing this together, and I came across
an obit for George's son. Thought you might be interested. Jan

Galesburg Register-Mail

DuWayne L. Rutledge

 

Tuesday, May 24, 2005

1927-2005

MOUNTLAKE TERRACE, Wash. - The Rev. DuWayne L. Rutledge, 77, Mountlake
Terrace, died Sunday (May 8, 2005) in Bothell.

He was born Dec. 5, 1927, in Monmouth, Ill., the son of George and Leona
Rutledge.

He married Phyllis Shafer on Oct. 30, 1947, in Pasadena, Calif.

Surviving are his wife; one son, Ralph D. Rutledge, Mill Creek; one
daughter, Sherry Joos, Everett; four grandchildren; and four
great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother and a sister.

He graduated from the Open Bible Institute, Eugene, in 1953.

He was a sergeant in the Army from 1946-47. He served as a minister in
various Open Bible churches throughout his career.

He enjoyed fishing, carpentry, spending time with his family and promptness.

A memorial service was May 12 at the Open Bible Church, Edmonds.



Sargentrutledge@aol.com wrote:

Jan, I was looking at the genealogy you sent (thanks a million) from your
friend and my distant cousin. The genealogy is titled," Descendants of Franklin
Perrin Rutledge." In it is a Dudley. Is that one of your Dudleys? If so we are
related.
Fulton County IL
Children of Franklin Rutledge and Belle Ewing:
l. George Ewing Rutledge b. Apr. 16, 1903; d. bef. 2005.
2. Hazel Irene Rutledge b. Nov. 29, 1900; d. Sept. 8, 1982.
3. Wilbur White Rutledge b. Oct. 30, 1898; d. Mar. 3, 1971.
4. Glen Rutledge b. May 1896
5.Ralph Dudley Rutledge b. Apr. 1, 1894; d. Apr. 1948

Sargent


Hope this helps someone!!!!!
  Betty
  
  ROBERT EARL RUTLEDGE JR.
  OAKWOOD - Robert Earl Rutledge Jr., age 50, of Rapid City, S.D., formerly of Oakwood, passed away Monday, June 26, 2006, at Casper, Wyo.

Funeral services will be at noon Saturday, July 1, 2006, at Freese Funeral Home, 302 E. Grand in St. Joseph with the Rev. Tom Anders officiating. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery in Oakwood. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Friday, June 30, and 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the funeral home.

Mr. Rutledge was born July 17, 1955, at Norman, Okla., the son of Robert Earl and Dorothy Melton Rutledge Sr.

He is survived by his fiancÚ, Terry Ludington of Rapid City, S.D.; one son, Christopher Rutledge of San Antonio, Texas; two daughters, Patricia Rutledge of San Antonio, Texas, and Rebekah Rutledge of Austin, Texas; one grandson; his mother, Dorothy Rutledge of Oakwood; two brothers, James Rutledge of Oakwood and David (Michelle) Rutledge of Bedford, Ind.; two sisters, Catherine (Greg) Georgia of Southgate, Mich., and Debra Kuchenrod of St. Joseph; 11 nieces and nephews; 10 great-nephews and five great-nieces. He was preceded by his father.

Mr. Rutledge was retired from the U.S. Air Force with 24 years of service. He worked at Ellsworth Air Force Base South Dakota as a civil service employee. He enjoyed working on his home and in his yard. He enjoyed traveling and photography.

Memorials to the donor's choice.


       
 



----- Original Message -----
From: "Kermit Rutledge" <KDRutledge@webtv.net
To: <RUTLEDGE-L@rootsweb.com
Sent: Tuesday, May 30, 2006 11:48 AM
Subject: [RUTLEDGE] Rutledge Obituary - Atascosa County, TX



 Edward Levi Rutledge, age 84, of Pleasanton, Texas passed away Monday,
 March 29, 2004 at his residence. He was born in San Antonio, Texas on
 January 7, 1920. His worked as an electronic technician.
 He is survived by his wife, Alma Rutledge of Pleasanton; a son, Charles
 Edward Rutledge, San Antonio; a daughter, Bobbie Ann Parker, Devine; a
 brother, William Rutledge of Portland, Oregon; three sisters, Manetta
 Merriman, Poteet; Oma Dell Burch, Medina; and Opalee Kight, Poteet;
 eight grandchildren - Tobie Gail Saiz, Tammy Jean Contreras, Tina Rose
 Rutledge, Charles Edward Rutledge Jr., Donald Parker, Carrie Lynn
 Sinskie, Cathy Ann Mosley and Cindy Lane Jacobs; and 17
 great-grandchildren.
 He was preceded in death by a brother, David Rutledge Jr.; and his
 parents, William Levi Rutledge and Loura Jane [Aaron] Rutledge.
 Burial will be in Rutledge Cemetery near Poteet, Texas. Arrangements by
 Hurley Funeral Home of Pleasanton.
 ==============================
 *Added Notes:  Atascosa County formed 1856 from Bexar County (Bexar
 County includes San Antonio)
 +Parents of Edward Levi Rutledge :  (listed above)
 +Grandparents: Ezra J. (1870TX-1939TX) and Mattie (Johnson) Rutledge
 +Gr-Grandparents:  William R. (1835AL - 1919TX) and Talitha (Weisinger)
 Rutledge
 +Gr-Gr-Grandparents:  William C. (1792/4-SC - 1867TX) and Rachel
 (Williams) Rutledge.

 Kermit Rutledge


TEXAS:

anyone know who William Levi Rutledge's father and grandfather were?

Rosalyn Alsobrook
ralsobrook@earthlink.net
http://home.earthlink.net/~ralsobrook/
Facing New Horizons


 Edward Levi Rutledge, age 84, of Pleasanton, Texas passed away Monday,
 March 29, 2004 at his residence. He was born in San Antonio, Texas on
 January 7, 1920. His worked as an electronic technician.
 He is survived by his wife, Alma Rutledge of Pleasanton; a son, Charles
 Edward Rutledge, San Antonio; a daughter, Bobbie Ann Parker, Devine; a
 brother, William Rutledge of Portland, Oregon; three sisters, Manetta
 Merriman, Poteet; Oma Dell Burch, Medina; and Opalee Kight, Poteet;
 eight grandchildren - Tobie Gail Saiz, Tammy Jean Contreras, Tina Rose
 Rutledge, Charles Edward Rutledge Jr., Donald Parker, Carrie Lynn
 Sinskie, Cathy Ann Mosley and Cindy Lane Jacobs; and 17
 great-grandchildren.
 He was preceded in death by a brother, David Rutledge Jr.; and his
 parents, William Levi Rutledge and Loura Jane [Aaron] Rutledge.
 Burial will be in Rutledge Cemetery near Poteet, Texas. Arrangements by
 Hurley Funeral Home of Pleasanton.
 ==============================
 *Added Notes:  Atascosa County formed 1856 from Bexar County (Bexar
 County includes San Antonio)
 +Parents of Edward Levi Rutledge :  (listed above)
 +Grandparents: Ezra J. (1870TX-1939TX) and Mattie (Johnson) Rutledge
 +Gr-Grandparents:  William R. (1835AL - 1919TX) and Talitha (Weisinger)
 Rutledge
 +Gr-Gr-Grandparents:  William C. (1792/4-SC - 1867TX) and Rachel
 (Williams) Rutledge.

 Kermit Rutledge
 


CALIFORNIA:

Saw this in the paper as we passed through Bakersfield recently.  I am
not related to Brenda as far as I know but would like to express my
sympathy to those that are and hope this will be a memorial to this
Rutledge family member here.
Donna in Oregon

The Bakersfield California Jan 4, 2004
Brenda D. Rutledge
Services: Fri, January 9, 1 p.m.
   Brenda Diane Rutledge, 62, of Marysville died December 12, 2003, in
Yuba County as a result of a vehicle accident.  Born in Bakersfield, she
was a Yuba-Sutter resident for five years.  Retired, she had worked as a
community services officer for the Los Angeles County Sheriff's
Department & was a member of the Yuba County Grand Jury.
   Survivors include her sister Joan Williams of Marysville; her
brother, Kenneth Rutledge of San Berardino; two nieces Diana Hart &
Michelle Riggert both of Corona, CA; two nephews Brian Rutledge of
Bakersfield & Christopher Rutledge of Yuba City; aunt Florence Rocha &
numerous relatives.  She was preceded in death by her father, Willis
Albert Rutledge (Whis) and mother Inis Earlene Riley Rutledge.
   A memorial service will be held Friday, Jan 9, 2004 1:00 p.m., at
Valley Baptist Church, 4800 Fruitvale Ave., Bakersfield, CA 93308.  Rev.
Robert Park officiating.
 


TEXAS:

 
From: "Kermit Rutledge" <KDRutledge@webtv.net
To: <RUTLEDGE-L@rootsweb.com
Sent: Tuesday, May 30, 2006 11:48 AM
Subject: [RUTLEDGE] Rutledge Obituary - Atascosa County, TX

 

Edward Levi Rutledge, age 84, of Pleasanton, Texas passed away Monday,
 March 29, 2004 at his residence. He was born in San Antonio, Texas on
 January 7, 1920. His worked as an electronic technician.
 He is survived by his wife, Alma Rutledge of Pleasanton; a son, Charles
 Edward Rutledge, San Antonio; a daughter, Bobbie Ann Parker, Devine; a
 brother, William Rutledge of Portland, Oregon; three sisters, Manetta
 Merriman, Poteet; Oma Dell Burch, Medina; and Opalee Kight, Poteet;
 eight grandchildren - Tobie Gail Saiz, Tammy Jean Contreras, Tina Rose
 Rutledge, Charles Edward Rutledge Jr., Donald Parker, Carrie Lynn
 Sinskie, Cathy Ann Mosley and Cindy Lane Jacobs; and 17
 great-grandchildren.
 He was preceded in death by a brother, David Rutledge Jr.; and his
 parents, William Levi Rutledge and Loura Jane [Aaron] Rutledge.
 Burial will be in Rutledge Cemetery near Poteet, Texas. Arrangements by
 Hurley Funeral Home of Pleasanton.
 ==============================
 *Added Notes:  Atascosa County formed 1856 from Bexar County (Bexar
 County includes San Antonio)
 +Parents of Edward Levi Rutledge :  (listed above)
 +Grandparents: Ezra J. (1870TX-1939TX) and Mattie (Johnson) Rutledge
 +Gr-Grandparents:  William R. (1835AL - 1919TX) and Talitha (Weisinger)
 Rutledge
 +Gr-Gr-Grandparents:  William C. (1792/4-SC - 1867TX) and Rachel
 (Williams) Rutledge.
 
 Kermit Rutledge
 
 


I meant to say does anyone know who William Rutledge father was sorry.I
think I got it right this time it is late and I am tired sorry for the
mix-up.Gloria
~Wehali Usdi~<Look not at the Eyes but at the Soul
----- Original Message -----
From: "Gloria Jarrell" <gjarrell@pivot.net
To: <RUTLEDGE-L@rootsweb.com
Sent: Monday, April 03, 2006 11:16 PM
Subject: [RUTLEDGE] Does anyone know who this Elijah Rutledges father was?


 Robert
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 1.Elijah RUTLEDGE was born Abt 1773 in Neatman Creek,Stokes,NC, and died
 1850/1860 in ,Stokes,NC. He was the son of 2. William RUTLEDGE and 3.
 Matilda King RUTLEDGE. He married Isabella Boles RUTLEDGE 14 Dec 1802 in
 ,Stokes,NC, daughter of Alexander BOLES and Sarah BOLES. She was born Abt
 1785 in ,,NC, and died 1861 in ,Stokes,NC.

 Ahnentafel, Generation No. 2


 2.William RUTLEDGE died Int 1803 (bet Aug 1803/jun 1804) in ,Stokes,NC.

 3.Matilda King RUTLEDGE was born 1729, and died Abt 1806. She was the
 daughter of 6. Peter KING and 7. Lula KING.

 Children of Matilda King RUTLEDGE and William RUTLEDGE are:    i.Johnson
 RUTLEDGE was born Int 1745 (bet 1745/1747) in ,Stokes,NC, and died Bef 22
 Dec 1817 in ,Giles,TN. He married female RUTLEDGE. She was born Bef 1755,
 and died Bef 22 Dec 1817.
   ii.William RUTLEDGE was born Int 1747 (bet 1747/1750). He married
 UNKNOWN RUTLEDGE.
   iii.Peter RUTLEDGE.
   iv.Benjamin RUTLEDGE was born Aft 1755. He married Mary Timmins RUTLEDGE
 12 Jul 1797 in ,Stokes,NC.
 1.  v.Elijah RUTLEDGE was born Abt 1773 in Neatman Creek,Stokes,NC, and
 died 1850/1860 in ,Stokes,NC. He married Isabella Boles RUTLEDGE 14 Dec
 1802 in ,Stokes,NC, daughter of Alexander BOLES and Sarah BOLES. She was
 born Abt 1785 in ,,NC, and died 1861 in ,Stokes,NC.
   vi.Sarah RUTLEDGE.
   vii.Mary RUTLEDGE.
   viii.Isabella Rutledge BOLES. She married Alexander BOLES, son of
 Alexander BOLES and Sarah BOLES.

___________________________________
 
Edward C. Rutledge
Montgomery County, Indiana
Crawfordsville Weekly Review, Jan 24, 1885
Edward C. Rutledge d. at the home of his son-in-law, Robert Davis, on Market 
St last Mon. of congestion of the stomach and bowels. Mr. R. was an old
citizen  of this city well known to everybody. He had been ill a few days and his
death  was a surprise, as but few knew of his illness. The fun. took place Wed.
Interm.  at Oak Hill Cemetery
William Thomas RUTLEDGE
 
____________________________________
Waveland Independent, March 30, 1950
William Thomas RUTLEDGE, 60, publisher of the Russellville News for the past 
27 years died at the Veteran's Hospital, Downey, Illinois last Friday, March
24.  He was a native of Parke County, the son of Peter and Eudroa Rutledge. He
was  married to Grace Hockett in 1923 to which union 3 daughters, Wilma
Clodfelter,  Lois Klein of Indianapolis and Phyllis at home, all of who m survive
with a  granddaughter, two brothers, John of Catlin, Peter of Rockville and a
sister,  rms. Neva Weldy of Muncie. Mr. Rutledge published the News for 27
years until  his health failed him in June 1949. His family has carried on since.
Funeral  services were conducted at Federated Church of which he was a member
on Monday  afternoon by Rev. Lester Bickett of Clermont. Burial in
Russellville Cemetery. 
(Waveland is in Montgomery co., Indiana. These Rutledges are not my line, 
just thought maybe someone could make use of the  obits)

 


I just found these obits while looking for something else, and thought
that perhaps they  might help someone. Maybe I should add that the Quad
City Times is the newspaper for Moline & Rock Island, IL & Davenport &
Bettendorf, IA.


George Rutledge 04/13/1999 ELDRIDGE, Iowa -- Memorial services for
George G. Rutledge, of Eldridge, will be 7 p.m. Thursday at Chambers &
Sass Funeral Home, Eldridge. Visitation is 5-7 p.m. Thursday. The body
was cremated. Mr. Rutledge died Thursday, April 8, 1999, at Genesis
Medical Center-West Campus, Davenport. He worked for more than 20 years
at Howell Co., Chicago; was employed for eight years as a bus driver at
Valley Transit Co., McAllen, Texas; and worked part-time in the
maintenance department at Elkay Corp., St. Charles, Ill., until 1993. He
was born Feb. 14, 1916, in Donna, Texas. He married Aurora Brewster in
1941 in Pharr, Texas. She died in 1986. Memorials may be made to the
Eldridge Volunteer Fire Department. Survivors include a daughter, Eileen
Rutledge-Groth, Eldridge; three grandchildren; and sisters, Enedina
"Nina" Hobday, Harlingen, Texas, and Sulema Rutledge, Donna.



Walda Rutledge 09/14/1999 LITTLEPORT, Iowa -- Services for Walda Sophia
Rutledge, of Littleport, be 10 a.m. today at Immanuel Lutheran Church,
Elkport. Burial will be in Mount Harmony Cemetery, Garber. Visitation is
after 10 a.m. to time of service today at the church. She died Saturday,
Sept. 11, 1999, at Clarksville Nursing Home. Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home
is in charge of arrangements. She was a homemaker and had worked at a
vitamin factory, St. Luke's Hospital, Cedar Rapids Gazette and Linn
County Abstract Office. Walda Sophia Lenhart was born Sept. 1, 1907, on
the family farm near Littleport, to John and Anna (Behrens) Lenhart. She
married Gilbert Mayo Rutledge on June 9, 1929, in West Union. He
preceded her in death. Walda graduated from Littleport High School in
1928. She was a member of First Lutheran Church, Cedar Rapids. She
enjoyed family, especially the babies. Survivors include daughters and
sons-in-law, Marilyn and Robert Billings, Avon Park, Fla., Mary Ann and
John Osborn, Cedar Rapids, and Judith and Donald Kielman, Clarksville;
sons and daughters-in-law, Cheryl "Chuck" and Evelyn Rutledge, Cedar
Rapids, and Joel and Judy Rutledge, LeClaire; 20 grandchildren; 22
great-grandchildren; sisters, Olive Lenhart and Carleta Enderes, both of
Cedar Rapids; and many friends and relatives. She also was preceded in
death by her parents; a son, Lynn; sisters, Hazel, Verona and Una; and
brothers, Carlos, Wyman and Ivan.


Clarence Rutledge 12/30/2001 DeWITT, Iowa -- Clarence A. Rutledge,
DeWitt, died Saturday, Dec. 29, 2001, at Genesis Medical Center-East
Campus, Davenport. Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Schultz Funeral
Home, DeWitt. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery, DeWitt. Visitation is
4-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Mr. Rutledge was employed 13
years by the City of DeWitt Street Department and 20 years as a
maintenance engineer at Iowa Mutual Insurance Co., DeWitt. He was born
Aug. 26, 1917, in Mount Vernon, Mo. He married Ruth Boatright in 1941 at
Springfield, Mo. She died in 1998. Survivors include a daughter, Carolyn
Kagemann, Low Moor; a son, Randy, Davenport; five grandchildren; 13
great-grandchildren; two great-great twin grandsons; a sister, Mabel
White, Springfield, Mo.; brothers, Troy and Jim, both of Springfield,
Mo., and Floyd, Wichita, Kan.


Iowa 1998


Ruth Rutledge 09/07/1998 DeWITT, Iowa -- Services for Ruth E. Rutledge,
of DeWitt, will be 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Schultz Funeral Home, DeWitt.
Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery, DeWitt. Visitation is 4-8 p.m.
Wednesday at the funeral home. Mrs. Rutledge died Saturday, Sept. 5,
1998, at Genesis Medical Center-West Campus, Davenport. She had worked
in the kitchens at DeWitt School and DeWitt Community Hospital. Ruth
Boatright was born March 27, 1918, in Gainsville, Mo. She married
Clarence Rutledge in 1941 in Springfield, Mo. Memorials may be made to
the Parkinson Foundation. Survivors include her husband; a daughter,
Carolyn Sue Kagemann, Low Moor; a son, Randy Rutledge, Davenport; five
grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; sisters, Nellie Miller,
DeWitt, Irene Everly, Kansas City, Mo., Allie Evans, Grain Valley, Mo.,
and Ann Venable, Keystone Heights, Fla.; and brothers, Ross Boatright,
Rayville, Mo., and Alvin Boatright, Springfield..
 


Mrs. Rutledge

Imadell ?Dell? Rutledge, 97, of 225 Philpot St., Cedartown, passed away
Thursday, Sept. 16, 2004. She was born Feb. 12, 1907 in Polk County. And
was a member of the Baptist Faith. She was preceded in death by her
parents, Ransom and Nettie Collier Stephens; husband, Troy Rutledge; and
daughter, Vivian Rutledge Godwin. Surviving are: a son, Bill Rutledge,
of Cedartown; sister, Mozelle Powell, of Smyrna, Ga.; Grandchildren,
great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren also survive as well
as a host of other relatives. Funeral services were conducted Sunday,
Sept. 19 at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of the Lester C. Litesey Funeral Home
with the Rev. Jack Landham officiating. Interment followed in the
Northview Cemetery. Pallbearers were John T. Rutledge, Don Hiett, Dwain
Rutledge, Chris McAdams, Lumus Dingler and Roger Landrum. The family
asks that flowers be omitted and memorial contributions be made to the
American Cancer Society.
The Cedartown Standard (Sep/26/2004)  Georgia
****************************************************************
 


Saw this in the paper as we passed through Bakersfield recently. I am
not related to Brenda as far as I know but would like to express my
sympathy to those that are and hope this will be a memorial to this
Rutledge family member here.
Donna in Oregon

The Bakersfield California Jan 4, 2004
Brenda D. Rutledge
Services: Fri, January 9, 1 p.m.
Brenda Diane Rutledge, 62, of Marysville died December 12, 2003, in
Yuba County as a result of a vehicle accident. Born in Bakersfield, she
was a Yuba-Sutter resident for five years. Retired, she had worked as a
community services officer for the Los Angeles County Sheriff's
Department & was a member of the Yuba County Grand Jury.
Survivors include her sister Joan Williams of Marysville; her
brother, Kenneth Rutledge of San Berardino; two nieces Diana Hart &
Michelle Riggert both of Corona, CA; two nephews Brian Rutledge of
Bakersfield & Christopher Rutledge of Yuba City; aunt Florence Rocha &
numerous relatives. She was preceded in death by her father, Willis
Albert Rutledge (Whis) and mother Inis Earlene Riley Rutledge.
A memorial service will be held Friday, Jan 9, 2004 1:00 p.m., at
Valley Baptist Church, 4800 Fruitvale Ave., Bakersfield, CA 93308. Rev.
Robert Park officiating.
 



Thought this might help someone. It was in the Witchita Falls, Texas,
"Times Record News", newspaper on April 12, 2005.

              Johnny A. Rutledge

   Johnny A. Rutledge, 81, died Sunday, April 10, 2005 in Wichita Falls.

    Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 13, 2005,
in the chapel of Hampton Vaughan Crestview with Bro. Atkins, of
Southwest Baptist Church officiating.  Arrangements entrusted to Hampton
Vaughan Crestview.

    Jonny was born April 17, 1923 in McCurtain, Okla, to the late
William and Martha Ann (Nixon) Rutledge.  He served his country in the
United States Navy, and later retired in 1987 from the U.S.Post Office.
On Nov. 2. 1944, he married Betty J. Bailey in Ardmore, Okla. Prior to
working at the Post Office, Johnny enjoyed a long career in real estae
and home development, and was an avid golfer. 

     Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Betty Rutledge of Wichita
Falls, three children, Randy Rutledge and his wife Dawn of Wichita
Falls, Kathy Lubrano and husband Philip of Fort Worth, and William
Rutledge and wife Kacy of Wichita Falls; one sister, Dorothy McMillan of
Tulsa, Okla.; two brothers, Shedrick Rutledge of McCurtain, Okla., and
Faye Rutledge of Taft, Calif.; eight grandchildren, Shannon, Erika,
Travis, Sarah, Matthew, Joseph, Michaela, and Clay; and one
great-grandson, Bryan.

   Visitation will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 12, 2005, at
Hampton Vaughan Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Wichita Falls.
Please join us in honoring Johnny by visiting our memorial at
www.mem.com.  Through this site we invite you to share your thought and
fond memories with our family.
 


Thanks Linda for sharing this sad news with us. I had not heard. Jan

Linda Lawson wrote:

 I may have missed this on the list, but I want to pass it along in case
others did not know.

Carol Marie Rutledge, 66, Topeka, died Thursday, Sept. 9, 2004.  I had the
priviledge of meeting Carol when she made a visit to Charlotte County, VA
with her research.  It was a pleasure meeting her and Donovan.
The following link lists her obituary in The Wichita Eagle.

http://www.legacy.com/CJOnline/LegacySubPage2.asp?Page=LifeStory&PersonId=26
04108

Linda

 


WILMINGTON, NORTH CAROLINA

[Nina] Catherine Shanklin Rutledge

On Feb.3, 2004 of Wilmington NC, formerly of
Westminster MD, devoted wife of Edward L. Rutledge Sr.
beloved mother of Edward L. Rutledge Jr. and Palmer L.
Rutledge, mother-im-law of Angela and Sandy Rutledge.
Also survived by eight grandchildren & sixteen
great-grandchildren.

Funeral services from the Fletchers Funeral Home 254
E. Main St., Westminster, MD on Sat 11am. Interment in
Lake View Memorial Park, Eldersburg, MD.

I don't know how much info you folks collect & keep on
the various family members so if more is needed please
email.

This is my Grandmother ;-(

Michael in MD
 


CALIFORNIA:

Saw this in the paper as we passed through Bakersfield recently.  I am
not related to Brenda as far as I know but would like to express my
sympathy to those that are and hope this will be a memorial to this
Rutledge family member here.
Donna in Oregon

The Bakersfield California Jan 4, 2004
Brenda D. Rutledge
Services: Fri, January 9, 1 p.m.
   Brenda Diane Rutledge, 62, of Marysville died December 12, 2003, in
Yuba County as a result of a vehicle accident.  Born in Bakersfield, she
was a Yuba-Sutter resident for five years.  Retired, she had worked as a
community services officer for the Los Angeles County Sheriff's
Department & was a member of the Yuba County Grand Jury.
   Survivors include her sister Joan Williams of Marysville; her
brother, Kenneth Rutledge of San Berardino; two nieces Diana Hart &
Michelle Riggert both of Corona, CA; two nephews Brian Rutledge of
Bakersfield & Christopher Rutledge of Yuba City; aunt Florence Rocha &
numerous relatives.  She was preceded in death by her father, Willis
Albert Rutledge (Whis) and mother Inis Earlene Riley Rutledge.
   A memorial service will be held Friday, Jan 9, 2004 1:00 p.m., at
Valley Baptist Church, 4800 Fruitvale Ave., Bakersfield, CA 93308.  Rev.
Robert Park officiating.



Julie Rutledge Bates

From: llawson [mailto:llawson@buggs.net]
Sent: Saturday, December 06, 2003 11:03 PM
To: RUTLEDGE-L@rootsweb.com
Subject: [RUTLEDGE] Rutledge family loss - Michael A. Newton


We mourn the loss of another family member of the Rutledge line.  On
Nov. 23, 2003 Pvt. Michael A. Newton died in California in an auto
accident in which he was the driver.  He was in the Marines and was
stationed at Camp Pendleton.  He served in Iraq.  Two other Marines,
Cpl. Scott A. Stasney and Lance Cpl. Chad N. Garner, were with him.
They also lost their lives.

Michael was 19 years old.  He was from Mecklenburg County, VA.  He was a
decendant of David Rutledge of Charlotte Co., VA. Michael is of the 7th
generation of David.

We mourn the loss of Michael and his friends but there are now 3 more
Good Military men serving in God's army.

Wishing everyone a safe Holiday Season.  We can each be thankful for the
time we have to spend with our loved ones.

Linda Lawson
 

Will put him up and see what happens. Never know. Don

From: Ron Rutledge
To: Don Kelly
Sent: Saturday, January 10, 2004 7:36 PM
Subject: Re: Oklahoma Rutledge died!
 
Don,   Here is an obit that you may be able to post to your site.    I don't know what line he is from.   He could be one of the lost souls on my line, but so far I have had no data on him.   I will be checking for myself, but maybe there is someone out there who can claim him.   This was sent to me by Jean Buckley, so give her the credit.   Ron, in the woods
owlcreek@crosstel.net
Ron, in the woods
owlcreek@crosstel.net
----- Original Message ----- round: #e4e4e4" From: Jean Buckley
To: owlcreek@crosstel.net
Sent: Saturday, January 10, 2004 9:27 AM
Subject: Oklahoma Rutledge died!
 

Good Morning Ron,
Saw this in the Dallas Morning News Obituaries for Saturday and saw he was a former Henrietta, OK Policeman and OK Trooper  and wondered if you knew him??

Here is his Obituary to post on Rutledge List!

Jean Buckley
Dallas, Texas
 
 
Orval Rutledge
         
 
                       RUTLEDGE, ORVAL "ED", age 69, of Heath, TX,
                       passed away January 8, 2004. He was born April
                       13, 1934, in Okemah, OK, to Ben M. and Flora E.
                       (Patrick) Rutledge. Mr. Rutledge served in the
                        Korean Conflict in the US Army where he was
                       awarded two bronze stars. After the service, he
                       worked as a police officer in Henrietta, OK, and
                       was a DPS Trooper in Oklahoma working for the US
Marshall's Office. He later moved to Heath, where he owned a
trucking company, and attended First Baptist Church of Heath.
He is survived by his daughter: Gayle; sons: Tony & Steven;
brothers: Don Rutledge and wife Shirley of Arlington, TX, and
Delbert Rutledge & wife Shirley of Harrah, OK; and numerous
nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents,
and wife, Ladelle E. (Garner) Rutledge. Funeral services will be
held 2:00pm, Sunday, January 11, 2004, at Heath Cemetery,
224 Smirl Dr., Heath, TX. The family will receive friends Saturday
afternoon at the funeral home from 2:00 to 4:00pm. Rest
Haven Rockwall Chapel Rockwall 972-771-8641 Owned by
the Cain Family www.resthavenfuneral.com
Published in the Dallas Morning News on 1/10/2004.
 
 
 
 
 

 

Ron Rutledge <owlcreek@crosstel.net


----- Original Message ----- round: #e4e4e4" From: Ron Rutledge
To: Don Kelly
Sent: Saturday, January 10, 2004 7:36 PM
Subject: Re: Oklahoma Rutledge died!
 
Don,   Here is an obit that you may be able to post to your site.    I don't know what line he is from.   He could be one of the lost souls on my line, but so far I have had no data on him.   I will be checking for myself, but maybe there is someone out there who can claim him.   This was sent to me by Jean Buckley, so give her the credit.   Ron, in the woods
owlcreek@crosstel.net
Ron, in the woods
owlcreek@crosstel.net
----- Original Message ----- round: #e4e4e4" From: Jean Buckley
To: owlcreek@crosstel.net
Sent: Saturday, January 10, 2004 9:27 AM
Subject: Oklahoma Rutledge died!
 

Good Morning Ron,
Saw this in the Dallas Morning News Obituaries for Saturday and saw he was a former Henrietta, OK Policeman and OK Trooper  and wondered if you knew him??

Here is his Obituary to post on Rutledge List!

Jean Buckley
Dallas, Texas
 
 
Orval Rutledge
         
 
                       RUTLEDGE, ORVAL "ED", age 69, of Heath, TX,
                       passed away January 8, 2004. He was born April
                       13, 1934, in Okemah, OK, to Ben M. and Flora E.
                       (Patrick) Rutledge. Mr. Rutledge served in the
                        Korean Conflict in the US Army where he was
                       awarded two bronze stars. After the service, he
                       worked as a police officer in Henrietta, OK, and
                       was a DPS Trooper in Oklahoma working for the US
Marshall's Office. He later moved to Heath, where he owned a
trucking company, and attended First Baptist Church of Heath.
He is survived by his daughter: Gayle; sons: Tony & Steven;
brothers: Don Rutledge and wife Shirley of Arlington, TX, and
Delbert Rutledge & wife Shirley of Harrah, OK; and numerous
nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents,
and wife, Ladelle E. (Garner) Rutledge. Funeral services will be
held 2:00pm, Sunday, January 11, 2004, at Heath Cemetery,
224 Smirl Dr., Heath, TX. The family will receive friends Saturday
afternoon at the funeral home from 2:00 to 4:00pm. Rest
Haven Rockwall Chapel Rockwall 972-771-8641 Owned by
the Cain Family www.resthavenfuneral.com
Published in the Dallas Morning News on 1/10/2004.
 
 

 

 



     William "Walter" Rutledge was born on December 4, 1904 in Scammon,
Kansas.  He was the first of seven children born to Peter Cooper Rutledge and
Lillie May Samples Rutledge.  He passed away Thursday, March 6, 2003 in
Colville at the age of 98.
     Walter attended school in Kansas and went to work there.  He married
Mary Ellen Lewis on July 20, 1927 in Neosho, Missouri.  They were married for
67 years before she passed away.  Walter and Mary lived in various places in
Kansas and Missouri before moving to Washington State in 1936.  They settled
in Metaline, where they lived for 29 years. The couple moved to Colville in
1965 where they made their home.  Walter worked for American Lead and Zinc
for 29 years until he retired.
      Walter was a hunter and avid fisherman.  Many grandchildren, nieces and
nephews can attest to the fact that he knew where to find the best fish and
the sweetest huckleberries.  He was a farmer at heart and had a wonderful
garden every year.  He was recently making plans for what he wanted planted
in this year's garden.
     Family was the most important thing to Walter, and  he  loved children. 
Many children and young people have felt the strength of his love and can
attest to the imprint he made on their lives.
     Walter is survived by his children: Jean Newton and husband, Ted of
Kennewick, Ruth Babcock of Cotati, California, and Bob Todd and wife, Judy,
of Spokane; one sister, Ruby West and  husband, Cecil of Spokane, 
sister-in-law, Marguerite Koval and husband, Sam of Spokane; two brothers,
Jay Rutledge and wife Marilyn of Miami, Oklahoma, and Jerry Rutledge and 
wife, Brenda of Miami Oklahoma; 17 grandchildren, 35 great grandchildren, 14
great great grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews and some very dear and
special neighbors and friends.
     Walter loved the Lord and was a member of the Colville Seventh Day
Adventist Church. Memorial contributions may be made to the Seventh Day
Adventist Community Services Program.
     Funeral services for Walter Rutledge will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday,

March 10, 2003, at the Colville Seventh Day Adventist Church.   Graveside
services will follow at 2:30 PM at the Riverside Cemetery in Ione.


Hi Don,

Here's some obits for your site. I have quite a few more that I will get
to you asap. Thanks for doing this. Jan


From the Rockford Register Star, Rockford, IL  10/10/1996  (my dad)
Willis M. Rutledge, 66, beloved husband, father, grandfather &
great-grandfather

   Willis M. Rutledge, 66, of Rockford, died suddenly at 4:25 a.m.
Friday, Aug. 9, 2996, in Swedish American Hospital emergency room.
   Born Nov. 23, 1929 in Galesburg, IL., the son of Freeland and Mina
Lutrell Rutledge. Lived 17 years in Rockford, coming here from Morrison,
IL. Married Jean E. Elliott in Barstow, MD, June 16, 1951.
   He was employed at Enterprise Car Rental and was retired from 37
years service at Commonwealth Edison, the last years as operating
dispatcher. He was a U.S. Navy veteran. Member of North Love Baptist
Church, where he was a memeber of the Jolly 60's and worked on many
special projects for the church. He loved woodworking and being with his
family. Survivors include wife, Jean E. Rutledge of Rockford, three
sons, Judd (Barb) Rutledge of Walnut, IL, Jim Rutledge of Lewisville, TX
and Jerry (Nancy) Rutledge of Morrison, IL; two daughters, Janice
(Larry) Roggy of Morrison, IL and JoAnne Rutledge of Broomes Island, MD;
nine grandchildren; three great grandchildren and a niece and nephew.
Predeceased by parents and two sisters.
   Services at 10:30 a.m. Monday Aug. 12, in North Love Baptist Church,
5301 E. Riverside, with Pastors Dan Outler and Paul Kingsberry,
officiating. Entombment in Sunset Memorial Gardens with full military
services conducted by members of the Walnut American Legion. Friends may
call at Sunset Funeral Home, 8800 N. Alpine Rd., from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday. Pallbearers will be Don Ross, Dick Conley, Earl Ownbey, Doug
Stodola, John Neese, Bob Buchanan, Walt Williams and Jerry Bredeson. In
lieu of flowers a memorial will be established.

********************************************************************
From the Sterling Gazette, March 1, 1999
James D. Rutledge    (my brother)

James Douglas Rutledge, "Popeye", 44, of 115 S. Main St., Walnut, IL,
died Sunday Feb. 28, 1999 at Perry Memorial Hospital, in Princeton, IL.
   The funeral will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in Garland Funeral Home with
the Rev. Dan Outler of North Love Baptist Church, Rockford, IL
officiating. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 P.M. Tuesday in Garland
Funeral Home, Walnut. Burial will be in Walnut Cemetery, where military
rites will be accorded by the Walnut American Legion.
   He was born June 22, 1954, in Moline, IL to Willis M. and Jean E.
Elliott Rutledge. He attended the Morrison & Walnut schools. He was a
veteran of the United States Navy, serving for four years.
   He was employed as a truck driver with Werhane Enterprises Ltd. in
Lena, IL.
   Survivors include his mother, Jean Rutledge of Rockford, two sons,
James Douglas Jr., "J.D."; and Justin Rutledge of Princeton, IL; two
sisters, Jrs. Jan (Larry) Roggy of Morrison and JoAnne (Daryl) Romer of
Lusby, MD;, two brothers, Judd (Barb) Rutledge of Walnut, IL and Jerry
(Nancy) Rutledge of Morrison, IL; and several nieces and nephews. He was
preceeded in death by his father.

*********************************************************************
From the Times-Democrat    Davenport, IA       8/30/1971
Freeland Douglas Rutledge  (my grandfather)

   Freeland Douglas Rutledge, 81, Alpha, died yesterday August 29, 1971
at Moline Public Hospital.
   Funeral services will be 3:30 p.m. tomorrow at Peterson Wallin-Knox
Funeral Home in Alpha. Burial will be in Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens,
Galesburg, IL. Friends may call tonight at the funeral home from 7 to 9
p.m. Masonic services will be tonight at 8.
   Mr. Rutledge was born April 1, 1890 near Alpha in Knox County, IL, a
son of William McCurdy and Elvie Douglas Rutledge. He was educated in
High Point and Woodhull schools.
   He farmed in the Alpha area for several years and later was
associated with the Alpha Nursery for 35 years before retiring in 1967.
   He married Mina Lutrell in New Windsor.
   He had been a member of the Masonic Omega Lodge, No. 1067 of Alpha,
where he was chaplain for many years. He attended the Alpha Baptist
Church.
   Survivng are the widow; two daughters, Mrs. Walter White of New
Windsor and Mrs. W.N. Spradley of Oxford, Alabama; a son Willis of
Walnut, IL.; seven grandchildren, three great grandchildren; a sister
Mrs. Florence Cole of Alpha and a brother, Melvin Rutledge of Alpha.

******************************************************************
from The Moline Daily Dispatch, Moline, IL Nov 15, 1971
Mina Lutrell Rutledge   (my grandmother)

   Mrs. Mina Rutledge, 77, Alpha, died today at 4:45 a.m. at Moline
Public Hospital.
   She was born Dec. 22, 1893, in Mercer Co., IL. She was reared and
educated in the New Windsor community, and resided all her life in the
area. She married Freeland Rutledge, who died Aug. 29, 1971. She
attended Alpha Baptist Church and was a member of the Loyal Workers
Class and the Woodhull Unit, War Mothers.
   Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Marjorie (Walter) White, New
Windsor, IL, and Mrs. Mildred (William) Spradley, Oxford, AL; a son,
Willis (Jean) Rutledge of Walnut, IL; seven grandchildren; three
great-grandchildren; two brothers, Clark Lutrell, New Windsor, IL, Wayne
Lutrell, Alpha, IL; and two sisters, Mrs. Merle Merryman, Moline, IL and
Mrs. Fred Greathouse, Tucson, AZ. She was proceeded in death by
brothers, Palmer Lutrell, Ward Lutrell, Harlan Lutrell and sister Gayle
Brooks.
   Guneral will be Wednesday at 2:30 at the Peterson-Wallin_knox Funeral
Home, Alpha. Burial will be at Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens, Galesburg, IL.
Rev. Paul Homer, pastor of Calvary Lutheran Church, New Windsor, will
officiate. Visitation will be Tuesday from 7-9 at the
Peterson-Wallin-Knox Funeral Home, Alpha

****************************************************************

From a newspaper in the Anniston, Alabama area  8//16/1993
Mildred Rutledge Spradley

   Services for Mrs. Mildred Rutledge Spradley, 73, 1405 Snow St.
Oxford, AL, will be today at 3:30 Pm at the First United Methodist
Church of Oxford with the Revs. Mark Lacey and J.D. Boyd officiating.
Burial will follow ihn the Oxford Memorial Gardens. The body will be at
the funeral home an hour before the service.
   Mrs. Spradley died Friday, Aug. 13, 1993 at her home.
   Survivors include her husband, William Napoleon "Polie" Spradley of
Oxford, AL, one sister, Mrs. Marjorie White of New Windsor, IL, and one
brother, Willis Rutledge of Rockford, IL., seven neices and nephews.
   Donations could be made in lieu of flowers to the First United
Methodist Church or to the Hospice Asssociation.
   Mrs. Spradley was a native of Alpha, IL, a member of First United
Methodist and a member of the Philathea Sunday School Class. She was
retired from Butenschon Drugs in Oxford.

********************************************************************
Summit Level Cem.  rt 17 between Woodhull & Alpha IL
Judson Glennan Rutledge
Illinois
PVT 1CL  123 Field  ARTY 33 Div.
September 4, 1941
military headstone

*****************
Summit Level  Cem.
Mildred Rutledge
wife of
Roy R. Garritson
1888-1917
At Rest
*****************
Summit Level Cem
William M. Rutledge
1862-1925

Elvie L. wife of
Wm. Rutledge
1859-1950
****************
Summit Level Cem
William Rutledge
Dec. 21, 1822
Sept. 5, 1912
Ann McCurdy
his wife
Mar. 29, 1822
May 18, 1898
*******************

 


05/04/07

I'm sending this obituary in case it will be of interest to someone on the
List.  It appeared in the Norman Oklahoma daily "Norman Transcript" Oct. 11. 
I haven't had time before now to type it up.  But, this rainy day is good for
such things.  Keith R.

Verna Herrell, 99, of Norman died Thursday, Oct. 10, at her home. Services
will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Assembly of God Church in Lindsay (OK) with the
Reverend David Reddick officiating.  Burial will be at 2 p.m. Monday at
Hewitt Cemetery in Wilson. B. G. Boydston Funeral Home in Lindsay is handling
arrangements.

Mrs. Herrell was born Sept. 17, 1903, in Bennington to Thomas Rutledge and
Ida Bice Wilderson.  She was a member of First Assembly of God Church and
enjoyed crocheting, quilting, and homemaking.  She married Thomas Henry
Herrell July 6, 1917, in Wilson.

Mrs. Herrell was preceded in death by her husband.

Survivors include a daughter, Lucille Noles; a son, Jim Herrell and his wife,
Dixie; grandsons Dan and his wife Nancy Noles, and Tom and his wife, Roxanne
Noles; granddaughters, Cathy and her husband Eddie Gillispie; Christy and her
husband Mike Sudderth; Denise and her husband Mike Thompson; and Diane and
her husband Larry Don Buck; 14 great-grandchildren; and four
great-great-grandchildren.

Bearers will be Gary Horsley, Doug Rice, Joe Drennan, Galen Yandell, Ray
Brown, Robert Dickey and Eddie Ince. Honorary bearers will be J. C. Venable,
Ralph Horsley, Bill Jackson, and Jim Morris.

Memorials may be viewed at
www.boydstonfuneralhome.com.


05/04/07

If this obituary isn't posted yet, I'd like to do so.

 Elizabeth Rutledge Bigger

Elizabeth Rutledge Bigger, 86, of Ft. Mitchell, Va., died October 10, 2002 at her residence. She was the widow of Floyd Spencer bigger and the daughter of the late Emmett Wood Rutledge and Bessie Mason Colbert Rutledge. She is survived by a niece, Betsy Newcomb Long of Lunenburg County; four nephews, William Thomas Rutledge Jr. of Charleston, S.C., Leslie Marable Rutledge Jr. of Smithfield, Va., David Whitt Rutledge of Greenville, S.C. and Stephen Emmett Rutledge of Greensboro, N.C.; numerous great-nieces and great- nephews. Graveside services conducted by the Reverend Doug Gard will be 2 p.m. Saturday at the Rutledge family cemetery. The family will receive friends at all times at the home. Mrs. Bigger was a lifelong member of Salem Christian Church. She lived her entire life in the
family home, "Green Cove," near Ft. Mitchell, Va. Memorials may be made to a charity of your choice. Newcomb Allgood Davis Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Published in the Richmond Times-Dispatch on 10/11/2002.
-----------------------------------------------------------

Elizabeth R. Bigger was known as "Liz".  My dad and I had the pleasure of talking with her a few years ago.  We have been trying to connect this family with our Charlotte Co Rutledges but no luck so far.  Her ggrandfather John was born in Ch. Co.  They had a copy of his original will on their wall.  I think I posted some info. and the list last year about "Green Cove" when they had a tour of the Home during the holiday season.

Her line goes back as:
    Elizabeth R. Bigger
    Emmett and Bessie Rutledge
    Wm. R. Rutledge - I believe he purchased the land that Green 
        Cove is located on.  W. R. served in the Civil War.
    John Anderson Rutledge - He was born in Charlotte Co., VA and
        later moved to Lunenburg Co.



05/04/07

Donald Earl Rutledge



September 12, 2002


Donald Earl Rutledge, 57, Indianapolis, IN died Sept. 11. He was machinist
15 years for Schwitzer Corp., retiring in 1972. Graveside services: 1:30
p.m. Sept. 13 in New Crown Cemetery. Calling: noon to 1 p.m. Sept. 13 in
Shirley Brothers Thompson Road Chapel. Survivors: children Donald E., Daniel
Rutledge, Deana Rogers; brother Ronald L. Rutledge; two grandchildren.


Jim R. swimming with the mermaids



05/04/07  

From:
haury1@juno.com [mailto:haury1@juno.com]
Albuquerque Journal Obit 12 Sept 2002

Rosemary Rutledge, 46, quietly ended a courageous two-year long battle
with breast cancer on September 9, 2002. Rosemary is preceded in death by
her mother, Edy Schmidt, who also succumbed to her own battle with cancer
in 1994. Rosemary is survived by Kyle Rutledge, her lifelong companion
and father of their two daughters, Adrianne and Teryn Rutledge. She is
also survived by the following family members, father, Willard H.
Schmidt; brothers, Will Schmidt, Jr., Tom Schmidt and wife, Joi, all of
Albuquerque; sisters, Teri Richardson and husband, Dan, of Glastonbury,
CT and Cindy Maxwell and husband, Chris, of Albuquerque; nephews, Samuel
Sandoval, Justin and Ryan Richardson, and Harrison Schmidt; niece,
Antoinette Sandoval; In-laws R.R. and Joy Rutledge; brothers-in-law,
Rusty Rutledge, Jr., Bart Rutledge and wife, Deneen, all of Albuquerque;
nephews, Rusty Rutledge III, and Brandon Rutledge; nieces, Sharlyn
Rutledge, Rachel and Julia Rutledge. Rosemary Rutledge was born in Ft.
Worth, Texas on April 6, 1956 and raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The
eldest of five children, Rosemary graduated from Eldorado High School in
1974, immediately thereafter began her career in new home construction
where she was employed by R.R. Rutledge at Rutledge Investment Co. The
extensive knowledge Rosemary gained over the past 28 years has been built
from the sound fundamentals of business and construction detail instilled
by her mentor, R.R. Rutledge. Starting as the receptionist, progressing
to bookkeeper then comptroller of the company enabled Rosemary to learn
the business from the ground floor up. Rosemary earned her General
Contractors License in 1994 and with her background knowledge in
construction became one of Albuquerque's finest award winning women
Custom Home Builders. In 2001, Rosemary directed her focus on
Albuquerque's re-sale home market and joined Keller Williams Realty and
became an active member of the Albuquerque Board of Realtors. Rosemary
was a woman of many talents and outside interests. Aside from winning
Interior Home Design Awards, she was very competitive in the Cutting
Horse arena where she won numerous competitions. She was an enthusiastic
big game hunter, who found excitement on African Safaris and in and
around New Mexico. These awards are indicative of the hard work and
dedication she displayed in everything she did. However, by far the
sweetest rewards in Rosemary's life were her two daughters, Adrianne and
Teryn. Rosemary was a devoted mother who encouraged her girls to strive
for excellence. She participated in their many activities with loving
encouragement, constantly instilling self-confidence and sportsmanship. A
stunning brunette, Rosemary possessed a sense of grace and confidence,
and loved to"let her hair down" by playing billiards, traveling,
shopping, and enjoying time with family and friends. She was the only
woman who could get away with pitchin' horseshoes in high heels.
One can't help but feel that her
life was cut too short,
It doesn't seem fair.
One can't deny the difference she made
In each of the lives she touched,
She really cared.
One can't deny she will live
Forever in our hearts.
She's still there.

Services will be held Thursday, September 12, 2002, 11:00 a.m., at First
Family Church, 4701 Wyoming Blvd. NE, with Pastor Galen M. Woodward
officiating. Interment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Rusty Rutledge, Jr., Will Schmidt, Jr., Samuel
Sandoval, Dan Richardson, Bart Rutledge and Tom Schmidt. The family would
like to give special recognition to Rosemary's dear friend Karen Hudson
who will be participating in the AVON 3-Day Walk for the Cure in October
2002. Karen will be walking 60 miles in honor of Rosemary and her
courageous fight with breast cancer. Donations are encouraged and payable
to: Avon Breast Cancer 3-Day c/o Karen Hudson, 10916 Malaguena NE,
Albuquerque, NM 87111. Arrangements by French Mortuary, 10500 Lomas
Blvd. NE.


From: Neil Smith [mailto:nsmith2@lightspeed.net]
Subject: {not a subscriber} RUTLEDGE, Sharon L. DC for Tulare Co., CA


 Tulare County, California Death Certificate Transcription:

Name: Sharon L. RUTLEDGE
Date of Birth: December 21, 1836
Place of Birth: Michigan
Date of Death: March 27, 1984
Place of Death: Tulare County, CA
Social Security Number: #
Veteran ?
Sex:
Color or Race:
Single, Married, Widowed or Divorced: Married
Name of Husband or Wife:   Larry L. Rutledge
Usual Occupation:
Industry:
Father's Name: Elmer Bebb
Father's Place of Birth: Michigan
Mother's Maiden Name: Evelyn Zinger
Mother's Place of Birth: Canada
Informant:
Informant's Address:
Usual Residence of Deceased:
Immediate Cause of Death:
Due To:
Due To:
Other Conditions:
Burial, Cremation or Removal:
Place of Burial:
Date of Burial:
Funeral Home:


Transcribed by H. Neil Smith
<
nsmith2@lightspeed.net


From: Neil Smith [mailto:nsmith2@lightspeed.net]
Sent: Wednesday, September 04, 2002 1:18 PM
To: California Obituary #1; California Obituary #2;
Rutledge-l@rootsweb.com
Subject: {not a subscriber} RUTLEDGE, Susie Eloise DC for Tulare Co., CA


 Tulare County, California Death Certificate Transcription:

Name: Susie Eloise RUTLEDGE
Date of Birth: June 29, 1920
Place of Birth: Arkansas
Date of Death: March 27, 1973 @ 8:55 p.m. @ 52 years
Place of Death: Lindsay Hospital in Lindsay, Tulare Co., CA
Social Security Number: #
Veteran ?
Sex:
Color or Race:
Single, Married, Widowed or Divorced: Married
Name of Husband or Wife: Elmer Rutledge
Usual Occupation:
Industry:
Father's Name:
Father's Place of Birth:
Mother's Maiden Name:
Mother's Place of Birth:
Informant:
Informant's Address:
Usual Residence of Deceased:
Immediate Cause of Death:
Due To:
Due To:
Other Conditions:
Burial, Cremation or Removal:
Place of Burial:
Date of Burial:
Funeral Home:


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From: Neil Smith [mailto:nsmith2@lightspeed.net]
Sent: Wednesday, September 04, 2002 12:50 PM
To: California Obituary #1; California Obituary #2;
Rutledge-l@rootsweb.com
Subject: {not a subscriber} RUTLEDGE, Nadine Lillian DC for Tulare Co.,
CA


 Tulare County, California Death Certificate Transcription:

Name: Nadine Lillian RUTLEDGE
Date of Birth: December 1, 1816
Place of Birth:
Date of Death: July 1, 1889
Place of Death: Tulare Co., CA
Social Security Number: #
Veteran ?
Sex:
Color or Race:
Single, Married, Widowed or Divorced: Widowed
Name of Husband or Wife:
Usual Occupation:
Industry:
Father's Name: Mavil Morgan
Father's Place of Birth: Illinois
Mother's Maiden Name: Edith Thompson
Mother's Place of Birth: Arkansas
Informant: Earl Wayne Rutledge (son)
Informant's Address:
Usual Residence of Deceased:
Immediate Cause of Death:
Due To:
Due To:
Other Conditions:
Burial, Cremation or Removal:
Place of Burial:
Date of Burial:
Funeral Home:


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-Richard A. Rutledge, Jr. passed away At The Church of Christ Nursing
Home in Mt Clemens on 9-1, 2002   He is survived by his wife of almost 73
years   Elizabeth (McKinlay), also born in Scotland. His Daughters
Elizabeth Owens of Sterling Heights and Patricia Gillette of Mt. Clemens
and his sons Richard of Fraser and Malcolm of Florida. Also his brother
David of Florida and his sister Ellen of Canada. Richard was predeceased
by Sister Violet Burr and brother Malcolm. He had 8 grand children and 14
great grand children. He was born in Glasgow, Scotland on 10- 22, 1908.
He immigrated to Canada on April 25, 1926 with his parents and 4
siblings. And eventually to the USA and became a  citizen. Living in
Detroit, Frankenmuth and Mt. Clemens and had property at Light House park
in the Thumb. Richard was a charter member of the American Lutheran
Church of Mt. Clemens.  He served  as Chief and Deputy Royal Chief of the
Scottish Clan Mackenzie .  This is the highest honor bestowed on a
clansman. He was a member of  Masonic lodge # ?????
He Taught in the evenings,  The Sheet Metal Layout Trade at Fitzgerald
High School.in Warren.
He was a supervisor of the R.C. Mahon Co. and retired after 48 years in
1975.
The Rutledge Tartan was created and registered in his honor. His family
named him interim Chief of the Rutledge's.


Obituaries Collected


Rutledge, Penny Belinda Martin
February 1, 2003
 I do not know this lady this was sent to me it  was from Indianapolis,
Indiana Jim R.

Penny B. Martin Rutledge, 45, Indianapolis, died Jan. 27, 2003. She was a
student at Mid American Mortuary of Science. Previously, she was a
cosmetologist. Mrs. Rutledge was a member of Pilgrim Missionary Baptist
Church. Services: noon Mon. Feb. 3 in Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church,
with calling from 10 a.m. Burial: Washington Park North Cemetery. Survivors:
mother Marie Vance; foster mother Mary Beadles; son Derrick D. Scott;
daughter Keyda M. Scott; brothers Tony Martin, Theron Vance and Terry Burks;
sisters Anythel, Donna Johnson, Eiko Ward, Gail Martin, Dawn Alexander and
Robin Owens; special friend Debra Shields. Arrangements: Williams and Bluitt
Funeral Home.

Jim R. swimming with the mermaids


This is my Stepmother and She passed away in Warsaw Indiana.
Info only our Rutledge line came from

John Rutledge 1801 MD and One of Johns sons James Z Rutledge wife was named
Rebecca also and they will be buried almost side by side in Muncie Delaware
Co, IN
Rebecca J. Rutledge, 77
MUNCIE - Rebecca J. Rutledge, 77, former Muncie resident, died Sunday
morning at Miller's Merry Manor in Warsaw after a long illness.
She was born in Muncie, the daughter of Henry and Beulah Hose, graduated
from Central High School, and then moved to California. She then worked for
Hughes Aircraft for 5 years, and then attended nursing school for 2 years.
She worked as a registered nurse for a hospital in Anaheim, Calif., for 20
years before returning to Daleville IN.  in 1966. She then moved to the
Warsaw-Fort Wayne area in 1970.

Mrs. Rutledge was a member of Daleville Eastern Star and Ladies of the Moose
in Muncie and Warsaw, was a volunteer for the American Red Cross in Warsaw
for 15 years, and did private duty nursing care before coming ill.

Surviving are her son, Stephen Rutledge (wife: Shirley), Warsaw; a stepson,
James E. Rutledge, Florida; a granddaughter, Tammy Sue, Kokomo; three
grandsons, Stephen Rutledge, Peoria, Ill., and Shawn and Derek, both of
Warsaw; two great-grandchildren, Sierra and Carrie, both of Goshen; a
sister, Mary Rismiller, Dayton, Ohio; a nephew in Dayton, Ohio; and several
nieces in California.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Noah, in 1979; her parents; and a
sister, Virginia Fight.

Graveside funeral services will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Tomlinson Cemetery
with Dr. William Noblitt officiating with burial to follow. Friends may call
at The Meeks Mortuary 4-8 p.m. Wednesday.

Jim R. swimming with the mermaids


Betty Jean Rutledge Johnson
I received this today from a friend I do not know this family but thought
some one on the group might know the family Jim R.

 December 04, 2002
Betty Jean Rutledge Johnson, 79, Edinburgh, died Dec. 2. She was a nurse for
the Indiana State Tuberculosis Hospital, retiring in 1987. Previously, she
worked for the Rockville Youth Camp and Indiana Bell Telephone Co. Mrs.
Johnson was a member of the Jehovah's Witnesses. Services: 2 p.m. Dec. 5 in
Eskew-Eaton Funeral Home, Edinburgh, with calling from 4 to 8 p.m. Dec. 4.
Burial: Rest Haven Cemetery, Edinburgh. Survivors: husband Omer Johnson;
stepson Danny Johnson; brother John M. Rutledge.

Jim R. swimming with the mermaids


I stumbled upon these tonight and thought that perhaps they might help
someone. These towns  are in Iowa, but are right across the Mississippi
River from me. They have no connection to me. They were all posted in
the Quad City Times in Davenport, Iowa.


George Rutledge 04/13/1999 ELDRIDGE, Iowa -- Memorial services for
George G. Rutledge, of  Eldridge, will be 7 p.m. Thursday at Chambers &
Sass Funeral Home, Eldridge. Visitation is 5-7 p.m. Thursday. The body
was cremated. Mr. Rutledge died Thursday, April 8, 1999, at Genesis
Medical Center-West Campus, Davenport. He worked for more than 20 years
at Howell Co., Chicago; was employed for eight years as a bus driver at
Valley Transit Co., McAllen, Texas; and worked part-time in the maintenancedepartment at Elkay Corp., St.Charles, Ill., until 1993.  He was born Feb. 14, 1916, in Donna, Texas. He married Aurora Brewster in 1941 in Pharr, Texas. She died in 1986.Memorials may be made to the Eldridge Volunteer Fire Department.
Survivors include a daughter, Eileen Rutledge-Groth, Eldridge; three grandchildren; and sisters,  Enedina "Nina" Hobday, Harlingen, Texas, and Sulema Rutledge, Donna.
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   Walda Rutledge 09/14/1999 LITTLEPORT, Iowa -- Services for Walda
Sophia Rutledge, of  Littleport, be 10 a.m. today at Immanuel Lutheran
Church, Elkport. Burial will be in Mount Harmony Cemetery, Garber.
Visitation is after 10 a.m. to time of service today at the church. She
died Saturday, Sept. 11, 1999, at  Clarksville Nursing Home.
Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. She was a
homemaker and had worked at a vitamin factory, St.
Luke's Hospital, Cedar Rapids Gazette and Linn County Abstract Office.
Walda Sophia Lenhart  was born Sept. 1, 1907, on the family farm near
Littleport, to John and Anna (Behrens) Lenhart.  She married Gilbert
Mayo Rutledge on June 9, 1929, in West Union. He preceded her in death.
Walda graduated from Littleport High School in 1928. She was a member of
First Lutheran Church, Cedar Rapids. She enjoyed family, especially the
babies. Survivors include daughters  and sons-in-law, Marilyn and Robert
Billings, Avon Park, Fla., Mary Ann and John Osborn, Cedar
   Rapids, and Judith and Donald Kielman, Clarksville; sons and
daughters-in-law, Cheryl "Chuck" and Evelyn Rutledge, Cedar Rapids, and
Joel and Judy Rutledge, LeClaire; 20 grandchildren; 22
great-grandchildren; sisters, Olive Lenhart and Carleta Enderes, both of
Cedar Rapids; and many  friends and relatives. She also was preceded in
death by her parents; a son, Lynn; sisters, Hazel, Verona and Una; and
brothers, Carlos, Wyman and Ivan.
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Ruth Rutledge 09/07/1998 DeWITT, Iowa -- Services for Ruth E. Rutledge,
of DeWitt, will be 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Schultz Funeral Home, DeWitt.
Burial will
be in Elmwood Cemetery, DeWitt. Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at the
funeral home. Mrs. Rutledge died Saturday, Sept. 5, 1998, at Genesis
Medical   Center-West Campus, Davenport. She had worked in the kitchens
at DeWitt School and DeWitt Community Hospital. Ruth Boatright was born
March 27, 1918, in Gainsville, Mo. She married Clarence Rutledge in 1941
in Springfield, Mo. Memorials may be made to the Parkinson Foundation.
Survivors include her husband; a daughter, Carolyn Sue Kagemann, Low
Moor; a son, Randy Rutledge, Davenport; five grandchildren; seven
great-grandchildren; sisters, Nellie Miller, DeWitt, Irene Everly,
Kansas City, Mo., Allie Evans, Grain Valley, Mo., and Ann Venable,
Keystone Heights, Fla.; and brothers, Ross Boatright, Rayville, Mo., and
Alvin Boatright, Springfield.
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Clarence Rutledge 12/30/2001 DeWITT, Iowa --    Clarence A. Rutledge,
DeWitt, died Saturday, Dec. 29, 2001, at Genesis Medical Center-East
Campus,
Davenport. Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Schultz Funeral Home,
DeWitt. Burial will be in  Elmwood Cemetery, DeWitt. Visitation is 4-8
p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Mr. Rutledge was employed 13 years
by the City of DeWitt Street
Department and 20 years as a maintenance engineer at Iowa Mutual
Insurance Co., DeWitt. He was born Aug. 26, 1917, in Mount Vernon, Mo.
He married Ruth
Boatright in 1941 at Springfield, Mo. She died in 1998. Survivors
include a daughter, Carolyn Kagemann, Low Moor; a son, Randy, Davenport;
five    grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; two great-great twin
grandsons; a sister, Mabel White, Springfield, Mo.; brothers, Troy and
Jim, both of Springfield, Mo., and Floyd, Wichita, Kan.
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I found an obituary for Mr. Rutledge today and I thought maybe someone might have a tie to him. Died 9-16-99 in Eureka, CA at age 90 - Born 1-26-09 in Blocksburg CA to Ed and Sarah[Cox]Rutledge. He had a twin brother named Melvin and three sisters, Edna Rutledge, Mabel Bannister and Dolly Luther. He married an Emma Lewis. No known link to my Rutledge ties. Jim Matthias ==== RUTLEDGE Mailing List ==== Sharing and learning and growing our trees together. Rutledge Mailing List information http://members.aol.com/kathyehyde/Rutledge/listowner.htm

Ronald H Hibbert wrote:

The following obit appeared in the Toronto Star May 5 1999:

RUTLEDGE, GERTRUDE HELEN - Passed away
peacefully on the afternoon of Wednesday,
May 5, 1999 at the Toronto Western Hospital.
She was born October 12, 1910 at 1094 Queen
St. West, Toronto, the second daughter of the
late William Henry Rutledge and Jane Carlton.
She attended Givins Street Public School (at
last fall's 150th anniversary of the school,
she was the oldest graduate in attendance), Parkdale
Collegiate and the University of Toronto. Helen
spent her entire working career of 40 years loyally
employed by Canadian Kodak, Mount Denis, as an exec-
utive secretary. Helen travelled widely with her
friends, but the focus of her life was the well being
of her nieces and nephews, Carol Jane (Rutledge) Mawdsley
and Bill Rutledge of Calgary, Gilbert Bond of Mississauga,
Nancy (Bond) Hall of Burlington, Julia (Rutledge) McCutcheon
of Manitoulin Island and their respective families.
Helen was predeceased by her sister Alice Eleanor. Left
to mourn her are brother William Henry of Horning Mills,
Ontario and sister Dorothy Margaret Bond of West Palm Beach,
Florida. Friends may call at the Turner and Porter Yorke
Chapel, 2357 Bloor St. West, at Windermere, east of the
Jane subway, from 6-9 pm on Friday. Funeral service in the
chapel on Saturday, May 8, 1999 at 1 o'clock. Interment at
Creemore Union Cemetery at 3:30 pm.

Thought this might be of some interest to someone.

Ron Hibbert

Does this Rutledge belong to anyone on the List? CBR:

The following obit appeared In today's Kansas City Star:

BARBARA RUTLEDGE SCANLON Barbara Rutledge Scanlon, 83, died of a heart attack Friday, October 22, 1999, at Brighton Gardens in Prairie Village, KS.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 7 p.m. Wednesday, October 27, at Visitation Church, 5141 Main St., Kansas City, MO. Friends may call 5-6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the church, where a prayer service will be at 5 p.m.
Interment will be 10 a.m. Thursday, October 28, at Calvary Cemetery. Contributions may be made to Visitation Church or Joseph Scanlon Scholarship Fund at Rockhurst College.
A wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, and loving friend who dedicated her life to helping others as a volunteer in Girl Scouts, Cub Scouts, Kansas City Ballet, the Shepherd Center, Easter Seals and Visitation Parish. A graduate of St. Theresa's Academy, she attended the Kansas City Art Institute and Clarke Collegein Dubuque, IA.
Barbara designed sets and costumes for the Kansas City Civic Ballet and was the first Business manager of the Kansas City Ballet when it became a professional Company. An avid gardener she beautified every communityshe lived in.
Devoted partner of 49 years to Joseph Scanlon who preceded her in death in 1992. Barbara was also preceded by a son-in-law, Frank M. GeffertIII.
She is survived by her children,
Sally Scanlon Monaghan and her husband,Kelly of New York, NY,
Lois Scanlon-Geffertof Prairie Village, KS,
Royal Rutledge Scanlon and his wife, Peggy Friesen of Kansas City, MO,
David Byron Scanlon of Kansas City, MO,
Joseph Kevin Scanlon and his wife, Beverly of Kansas City, MO;
sister, Lois Rutledge, B.V.M. of Dubuque, IA;
two grandchildren,Adam Chase Geffert of Lawrence, KS, and JoAnna Vladyka Geffert of PrairieVillage, KS.
Barbara was also the surrogatemother to Joan Smith Boyle of St. Charles, IL, and Vincent Sheehan of Tempe, AZ. "And They will praise her at the gates." (Arrangements: Muehlebach Funeral Home)
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While At the library in Carrollton (Carroll Co.) Missouri this past week I
happen to run across this obituary. Maybe it will help someone. It was in
the Carrollton Democrat, dated April 17, 1942

                   YOUNG FATHER BURNS TO DEATH IN EXPLOSION
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George Rutledge, 42, Could Not Be Rescued From Home At Hein's Lake
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George Ruledge, 42 burned to death late Thursday afternoon when the stove he
was lighting exploded. He was knocked unconscious, his body in flaming oil,
and trapped in the three-room house at Hein's Lake.
Efforts of his wife and eight-year-old daughter to drag him to safety were
in vain, and before help could arrive the house was a flaming inferno,
preventing all attempts at resue.
The farm home burned to the ground backed by a stiff east wind. Chemicals
were pumped into the house by firemen from the Carrollton Fire Department,
but the building was too far gone to be saved by such meager equipment.. Had
the local department been equipped with a pumper truck, hose could have been
strung from nearby Hein's Lake and perhaps the fire could have been
extinguished.
About fifty people were attrached to the fire early Thursday evening. The
department was called at 5:30. The fireman left after about thirty minutes
of fighting a losing battle.
The body of Rutledge could be seen in the ruins. It was lying on the floor,
about five feet from the stove. Water was pumped from the house well and
poured around the body and through the efforts  of several volunteer firmen
complete loss of the body was prevented.
Coroner E.L. Smith of Tina was called by Sheriff Joe Lyons soon after the
death was reported. He arrived on the scene made several observation and has
called an inquest for Friday afternoon.
Rutledge and his small family had just returned home. Mrs. Rutledge and
Georgia Jane, her daughter were in the kitchen preparing the evening meal,
and Rutledge was in the living room lighting the stove. "Suddenly there was
a terrible explosion" according to Georgia Jane.
Mrs. Rutledge rushed into the room and attempted to drag her husband's body
out of the house. The front door however had been knocked shut tightly and
she was unabled to stand the terrific heat and fumes to get her husband out.
Realizing that she had best save her daughter and summoned aid to get her
husband out Mrs. Rutledge grabbed Georgia Jane jumped in the car in front of
the house and drove to the Brownwood Filing Station about half a mile
distant.
At Brownwood the fire department was called and several men around there
rushed to the scene but found entrance into the house impossible
Fire Chief Charles Hynson, however gained entrance into the building and by
crawling on his hand and knees was able to get a few feet into the front
room.
The place was like a furance Hynson said " I saw what looked like a body on
the floor about five feet from me. It was all in flames"
Mrs. Rutledge was taken to the Staton Clinic, where it was determined she
was suffering from severe shock and minor cuts and bruises. Dr. R. Hamilton
Staton took three stiches in her right leg where a sharp piece of metal had
cut a deep gash.
Georgia Jane a student in the third grade at the Roots School was unharmed
but severely frightened.
Mrs. Rutledge spent Thursday nite in the hospital and was reported Friday to
be " as well as could be expected".

George Rutledge, the son of William H. and Margaret Swortz Rutledge was born
in Meier ILL., Jan 23,1900. He spent the greater part of his life in
Missouri, living for several years at Keytesville.
He was married in 1929 to Nellie Cooley of Keytesville and to this union one
child was born, Georgia Jane.
Since1939 the family has lived in Carrollton. Rutledge worked for the
Bramhall Construction Company, employed as a truck driver. He was well known
here and had many loyal friends and acquaintances, all of whom mour his
untimely death.
Rutledge is survived besides his wife and daughter, by three brothers and
two sisters: O.S Rutledge, Osage Beach Mo. Wolton Rutledge, Newberry, Fla;
J.T. Rutledge of Carrollton; Mrs. K.O. Mccollum of Port Orchard, Mo. He had
also an uncle J.T. Rutledge of Montecelio.
Funeral services for George Rutledge burned to death Thursday were held
Saturday afternoon at the Standley Funeral Home. Rev. Merle A. Mitchell,
pastor of the First Baptist Church, conducting. Burial was in a Keytesville
cemetery.

Submitted by Darla


For Rutledges working on MO lines:

Obit:  Dateline 4-28-1951, Moab, Utah:  (Handwritten note: "Trib", so I
assume the Salt Lake City Tribune)

H. S. Rutledge, 77, veteran Grand County officer, sportsman and civic worker,
died Wednesday at his home at 10:30, p.m., of a heart ailment.

Paragraph desribes services: Mitchell Funeral Home of Price, Moab ward
chapel, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Horace Stone Rutledge was born Sept. 5, 1873, in Howard county, MO., son of
Dooley Howard Rutledge and Mary Stone Rutledge.  He went to Colorado as a
young man, working in mining camps around Cripple Creek.  He worked with the
railroad at Salida, Colo., before coming to Moab 42 years ago.  He married
Effie Robertson, who died in 1926.  In 1931, he married Ethel Jay Peterson,
who survives.

Paragraph describes his civic activities:  Mayor of Moab, three terms; Town
Council; Grand County Clerk; County Draft Board WWI; County Library Board;
Hospital Board; Juvenile Judge and Probation Officer.

Surviving are his widow, four daughters and two sons; Mrs Edith Kunkel,
Oroville, Cal.; Mrs Evelyn Westwood, Orem;  Mrs. Berdene Winbourn, Moab, and
Mrs Mary Girelli, San Francisco; Horace Rutledge, Temple City, Cal., and
Harper Rutledge, Oakland, Cal.; five stepsons, Lloyd, Herbert and Dale
Peterson, all of Dragerton, Carbon County; Clay Peterson, Cleveland, Emery
County and Delbert Peterson, Price; 17 grandchildren.

Hope this helps some MO rooters.... John Rutledge in Oregon


Hi Darla,
Thank you for contributing this obituary.  This George Rutledge is a great
grandson of  
Fountain Rutledge.  The obituary helps fill in the blanks in his family
record, such as wife and childs names, place of death etc.  I am sure when
CBR returns from her sleuthing in VA, she will also be happy to have this
information.  Every little bit helps in filling out the family tree.

Carole in CA

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 From: DARLA MYLER <
annie@dido.com
 To:
RUTLEDGE-L@rootsweb.com
 Subject: [RUTLEDGE-L] OBITUARY OF GEORGE RUTLEDGE  APRIL 17 1942
 Date: Friday, October 01, 1999 7:52 PM

 While At the library in Carrollton (Carroll Co.) Missouri this past week
I
 happen to run across this obituary. Maybe it will help someone. It was in
 the Carrollton Democrat, dated April 17, 1942

George Rutledge, the son of William H. and Margaret Swortz Rutledge was
born
 in Meier ILL., Jan 23,1900. He spent the greater part of his life in
 Missouri, living for several years at Keytesville.
 He was married in 1929 to Nellie Cooley of Keytesville and to this union
one
 child was born, Georgia Jane.
 Since1939 the family has lived in Carrollton. Rutledge worked for the
 Bramhall Construction Company, employed as a truck driver. He was well
known
 here and had many loyal friends and acquaintances, all of whom mour his
 untimely death.
 Rutledge is survived besides his wife and daughter, by three brothers and
 two sisters: O.S Rutledge, Osage Beach Mo. Wolton Rutledge, Newberry,
Fla;
 J.T. Rutledge of Carrollton; Mrs. K.O. Mccollum of Port Orchard, Mo. He
had
 also an uncle J.T. Rutledge of Montecelio.
 Funeral services for George Rutledge burned to death Thursday were held
 Saturday afternoon at the Standley Funeral Home. Rev. Merle A. Mitchell,
 pastor of the First Baptist Church, conducting. Burial was in a
Keytesville
 cemetery.

 Submitted by Darla


I found an obituary for Mr. Rutledge today and I thought maybe someone might  have a tie to him. Died 9-16-99 in Eureka, CA at age 90 - Born 1-26-09 in  Blocksburg CA to Ed and Sarah[Cox]Rutledge. He had a twin brother named  Melvin and three sisters, Edna Rutledge, Mabel Bannister and Dolly Luther.  He married an Emma Lewis. No known link to my Rutledge ties.   Jim Matthias  ----- Hello, Jim, At first glance it looked like I may have found a match on the name Buster, but it now appears otherwise. Nevertheless, here's the info I have: Census, 1920 Lunenberg Co. VA, ED 37, sh 7, line 52, all b. VA: Walsy RUTLEDGE 44 Rosa 45 Robert 18 Berkley 16 Horrey 14 Bessie 11 Janie 9 Buster B. 3-4/12 Best wishes. Darryl


The following brick wall caught my eye:

Avon Guy Rutledge, b. 10 Feb 1906 in Doniphan Twp, Ripley Co., MO, d. 1986,
buried HillCrest Cem.,Bakersfield, CA
Father James Rutledge, b. 05 July 1861 in MO, Mother Bessie Magruder, b.1881
in MO or TX . Siblings include Ben, Clyde & Eliza E. (Lige) all b. in MO.
He md. Neva Nancy Clem.  Avon was sent at a young age to live with an Uncle
Edmondson in Bakersfield CA, upon the death of his parents.
Was in MO OK & CA
Brickwall Ancestor of Patricia Rutledge Stewart


Patricia,
I'm one of the Ripley Co., MO lookup people, as well as a subscriber to the
RUTLEDGE-L. So your ancestor caught my eye.  I did not find a Rutledge family
on the Ripley census.  So I looked in the "Ripley Co. Records - Obituaries"
by Thelma McManus and found the following from The Prospect and The
Prospect-News . . .
16 Jul 1886 Inf. son of Mr. & Mrs. J.D. Rutledge died last Wed a.m. - sick a
few days.
12 Apr 1889 Willie Russell, age 7 mths, 16 day, died at Van Buren (Carter
Co.) where Mrs. Russell was visiting her sister, Mrs. J.D. Rutledge. . . .
19 Oct 1899  Mrs. J.D. Rutledge, nee L.C. Gentry, died 8 Oct. Married 27 Jul
1884 - had 7 children, only Ettie, Bessie and Jessie are alive. Buried Winona.
1905-1908 Rev. James Rutledge shown as conducting funeral services in the
Methodist church.
19 Mar 1908 - Little child of Mr. & Mrs Rutledge died Sunday 8 Mar - buried
Poyner.
3 Dec 1908 - Joseph Rutledge, 65,[1843] died at home in Grandin (Carter Co.)
11 a.m. on Wednesday of last week. Leaves his mother, also a sister, Mrs. Ed
Ferguson.
30 Dec 1909 - Alex. Rutledge was found dead in bed last Thursday a.m. About
50. Lived here a short time, coming from Mill Springs abt. 4 weeks ago.
Leaves widow, 3 small children.

I don't know if any of these are yours, but look possible. Also a check of
the Carter Co., MO census might show your family.  It's not too far from
Doniphan to the Carter Co., line and the town of Grandin.

Pamela Geisler Smith
Gresham, OR


 I have recieved a copy of Nancy Jane Rutledge's death certificate and small
obituary.  If someone wants me to email them a copy, I would be glad to do so. 

Nancy Jane Rutledge/Smith died at her sons home on July 15, 1925, Indian
Village twp, Montour, Tama county, Iowa.   She was listed as 64 yrs, 11 mo.'s, and
6 days old.   She is buried in Dodson cemetary, Carleton twp, Tama county,
Iowa.  This cemetary is near Montour Iowa.
She is the daughter of John W. Rutledge, (b. 1839 Vermilion cty, Illinois)
and Susan H. Lyons.
She married Abner E. Smith in Ocober of 1894 in Vermilion cty, Ill.  She was
widowed in January of 1905. At that time she was living in Moulton, Appanoose
cty, Iowa.
If I am figuring this out right, she would have been born about August 10,
1860?          Cheryl


Rutledge, Thomas, male, white, 80y 7 m 24 d, retired clergyman, died jul
28, 1884, married, born Baltimore Co., Md, 23 yr resident of Iowa, died
New Market, buried Memory cem, Page Co., Iowa.


Norman Rutledge, 62

MUNCIE - Norman Paige Rutledge, 62, of Cullman, Ala., formerly of Muncie,
died Monday at home.

He was a retired truck driver for McGriff Industries in Cullman.

Survivors: his wife, Shirley Cryer Rutledge; his mother, Ada Lorriane Dyer;
a son, Bill Rutledge; two daughters, Tracy Means and Nancy Dow; a brother,
Jeff Dyer; three sisters, Kandice Cryer, Joyce Bowman and Carolyn Silvey;
and six grandchildren.

Services: 2 p.m. Wednesday, Mountain View Baptist Church, Cullman. The body
will lie in state from 1 to 2 p.m. Burial: Bethsadia Baptist Church
Cemetery, Cullman.

Calling: 6 to 9 p.m. today, Cullman Heritage Funeral Home, Cullman.


Jim R. Swimming with the Mermaids