Genettie Rutledge


Mrs. Lawson Rutledge Passes Away

Relatives have received word of the death of Mrs. Lawson Rutledge of Alberta, Canada.

Genettie Carrison, daughter of Robert and Elizabeth Berry Carrison was born north of Table Grove, December 1863, where she grew to womanhood and attended the Shinn school. She was united in marriage to Lawson Rutledge and they established a home in North Hickory where their family was born. In 1906 they sold their farm and for two years they lived north of Macomb near Bardolph before moving to Alberta, Canada, near Barons.

Mrs. Rutledge has been in failing health for three years. After a hard fall she was crippled in one limb and had been bedfast since last June. Besides her aged husband she leaves one son and two daughters, Harold Rutledge and Mrs. Mildred Blue of near Lethridge, Canada and Eunice Houser of Philomath, Oregon. One son Orvil passed away at the age of 21 years, also two infants. She leaves one sister, Mrs. Harriet Westlake of Bardolph, three brothers and three sisters preceded her in death, Mrs. Diana Barnes, Mrs. Ellen Walters and Emma Cook. George and Albert Carrison and Edwin who died at the age of nine years. She leaves 16 grandchildren, two grandsons being overseas in the armed forces in England and many nieces and nephews.


(Unknown newspaper and date, submitted by Diane Herd)



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