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Edward Earl Rutland

Services for Edward Earl Rutland, of Monticello, are 2 p.m.Saturday, Nov. 15, at Wilson Funeral Home Chapel in Monticello withburial in the Rutland Family Cemetery.

Visitation is Friday from 5 until 9 p.m. at the funeralhome.

Mr. Rutland, 67, died Nov. 13, 2008, at Lawrence County NursingCenter in Monticello. He was born on Oct. 9, 1941 to James L.Rutland and Augusta Smith Rutland.

He was a retired pipe liner. He was of the Baptist faith andBethel Baptist Church member.

Preceding him in death were his parents; a brother, PaulRutland; and a niece, Rhonda Rutland.

Survivors are his wife, Johnnie Mae Neal Rutland; his daughters,Connie Rutland Ballard, of Monticello, and Melinda Gail Rutland, ofMonticello; a brother, Willie Carrol Rutland, of Monticello; agrandson, Devin Wayne Mullins, of Monticello; and a granddaughter,Nicole Ballard.