Edward Earl Rutland

Published 6:00 am Friday, November 14, 2008

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.

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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.