Lawson Rutledge Passes Away
received word of the death of Mrs. Lawson
Rutledge of Alberta, Canada.
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.