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Elizabeth Foster Rutland

Mrs. Elizabeth Foster Rutland, 79, of Ruth, Mississippi, passed away at home on Oct. 5, 2019. She was born Jan. 19, 1940, in Tilton Community Lawrence County, Mississippi. She was a 1958 graduate of Topeka-Tilton High School. She was a retired supervisor for 40 years for Kellwood Manufactory Company.

She is preceded in death by her husband Hobson E. Rutland Sr. her father and mother, Albert Foster Sr. and Johnnie Mullins Foster, and one brother Albert Foster Jr.

She is survived by two sons, Rusty (Vicki) Rutland of Jayess and Todd F. (Leeanne) Rutland of Ruth; four grandsons, John Rutland, Lane Rutland, Joe Lee Rutland, all of Jayess, and Hobson T. Rutland of Ruth; one brother, Billy (Jeanette) Foster of Monticello, and several nephews and nieces.

The wake will be held at Sauls Valley Baptist Church Monday, Oct. 7, 2019, from 5 until 8 p.m. with funeral services Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, at 11 a..m. and burial at Tilton Methodist Church Cemetery following.

Bro. Winston Fortenberry and Bro. Scott Johnson will officiate the services. Wilson Funeral will be in charge of services.

Pallbearers are John Rutland, Lane Rutland, Joe Lee Rutland, Hobson T. Rutland, Darrell Foster and Dale Mullins. Honorary pallbearers are Greg Ray, Jamey Ray and Tony Rutland.

In lieu of flowers, please send any donations to the Tilton Methodist Church Cemetery Fund.

To pay condolences you may go to wilsonfuneralhomemonticello.com