LEBANON -- Funeral services have been scheduled for 12 Noon Thursday, April 29 at the JC Hellum Funeral Home for Mrs. Rutland, 68.
Born February 10, 1942 to the late James Howard and Bertha Lea Thompson, she passed Friday, Apr. 23, 2010 at Mt. Juliet Health Care.
A longtime member of the Cedar Grove Baptist Church, she served as a member of the Mother Board.
Visitation is set for 11:30 a.m. Thursday with funeral service to begin at 12 Noon.
Services will be conducted by Rev. Robert Brooks. Burial will follow at Hermitage Memorial Garden.
Survivors include: her husband of 50 years Priest Rutland, Jr.; children William Howard (Patricia) Rutland, Dorothy Ann Phillips, Glenda Sue (Ike) Smith, Brenda Joyce Seay, Yolonda Faye Rutland, Darrell Wayne (Kim) Rutland and Veroncia Lyn (Michael) Carter; 13 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; three step-great grandchildren; siblings Shirley (John Howard) Harris, Mary Bowman, Howard, Jr. (Debbie) Thompson, Fred (Vanessa) Thompson, Linda Allen and Roberta (Charles) Beasley; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives as well as devoted friends Mary Ann Searcy, Michelle Searcy and Janice Anter.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Rutland is preceded in death by son Ronnie Priest Rutland.
Funeral services are in the care of JC Hellum Funeral Home.