Mrs. Edith Jacqueline Rutherford (Thompson), 96, of Corsicana passed away on Monday, January 20th, at The Village at Heritage Oaks, in Corsicana, Tx. She was born November 2nd, 1923 to Mary Fannie & Thomas Jefferson Thompson of Corsicana, Tx. In addition to her poetry, Mrs. Rutherford was known for her kindness and living her life as an example of Christ’s love and teachings.
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Mrs. Rutherford was preceded in death by her Husband; David Rutherford, Daughter; Carolyn Sawyer, her Parents, Sisters; Gladys Opal Dorton and Lola Mae “Pat” Allen, and Brother; Claude Thomas Thompson.
She is survived by her Children; David Rutherford, Jr. & wife Penny of Diville, La., Jeff Rutherford & wife Lisa of Lewisville, Tx., and Jessie Rutherford & wife Jennifer of Frankston, Tx., Grandchildren; James & Edward Leveille-Bonner of Dallas, Tx., Brandy Nutt of Dallas, Tx., Andrew and Jeffery Rutherford and Penny Kaufman of Lewisville, Tx., Jon Wilson Jr., LeaAnn Baker, Brandy Coody, Lacy Wiley, Tina Cebrynski, and Jessi Rutherford of Diville, La.
Visitation will be Friday, January 24th, from 5:00PM to 7:00PM at Corley’s Funeral Home. A private graveside service will be Saturday, January 25th, at Resthaven Memorial Park, Corsicana, Tx., officiated by Brother Larry Talbert.
The family of Mrs. Rutherford would like to thank the staff of The Village at Heritage Oaks for the kind and loving care they provided over the past several years.
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