Rutherford, Betty

Betty Sue Rutherford, 86, of Metropolis, Illinois, formerly of Hardin County, Illinois, passed away on Thursday, August 2, 2018 at Southgate Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Betty was born on November 13, 1931 in Sinclair, Illinois to the late Paul and Dorothy Tucker Tedford.

She retired from the Illinois State Department of Corrections as a Lieutenant and Shift Supervisor. She was member of Women of the Moose in Metropolis. Her favorite pastime was playing bingo at the Reidland Bingo Hall.

Betty is survived by one son, Deneen Rutherford and wife, Gayla of Metropolis; three grandchildren, Chris Rutherford and wife, Jamie of Newburgh, Indiana, Derek Rutherford of Cypress, Illinois, and Crystal Benard and husband, Jim of Metropolis; six great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Garvin Rutherford, one infant son, Ronald Ray Rutherford and one brother, J.W. Tedford.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, August, 8, 2018 from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at Milner & Orr Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Paducah.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to: American Cancer Society 3140 Parisa Drive. Paducah, KY 42003

You may leave a message of sympathy and light a candle for the family at www.milnerandorr.com


Published 12:00 AM, Friday Aug. 03, 2018
Updated 02:34 PM, Friday Aug. 03, 2018

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