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Autry Josephine Rutherford

January 2, 1926 - April 1, 2015

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Autry Josephine Rutherford
January 2, 1926 - April 1, 2015
Columbus, GA- Autry Josephine Rutherford, 89, of Columbus, GA died Wednesday, April 1, 2015 in Muscogee Manor.
Funeral services will be 12 noon Saturday, April 4, 2015 in Edgewood Hall of Striffler - Hamby, 4071 Macon Road with interment to follow in Parkhill Cemetery. Rev. Jim Emery will officiate and the family will receive friends Saturday from 11:00 A.M. until 12 noon at the funeral home. Active pallbearers will be, Shane Burks, Brian Robinson, Eric Robinson, Richard Elks, Cameron Roney, and Aaron Bryant.
Mrs. Rutherford...

Autry Josephine Rutherford
January 2, 1926 - April 1, 2015
Columbus, GA- Autry Josephine Rutherford, 89, of Columbus, GA died Wednesday, April 1, 2015 in Muscogee Manor.
Funeral services will be 12 noon Saturday, April 4, 2015 in Edgewood Hall of Striffler - Hamby, 4071 Macon Road with interment to follow in Parkhill Cemetery. Rev. Jim Emery will officiate and the family will receive friends Saturday from 11:00 A.M. until 12 noon at the funeral home. Active pallbearers will be, Shane Burks, Brian Robinson, Eric Robinson, Richard Elks, Cameron Roney, and Aaron Bryant.
Mrs. Rutherford was born January 2, 1926 in Talbot County, GA the daughter of the late Emmett Elliott and the late Vetro Posey Elliott. She had lived in Columbus most of her life and was a Baptist by faith. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Ernest Rutherford, a son, Earl Rutherford, and a granddaughter, Patty LaPlace.
Survivors include eight daughters, Ann Burleson of Ft. White, FL, Katherine McClung of Columbus, Margie Ellison of Columbus, Delane Berdine of Columbus, Beverly Clark of Columbus, Patricia Leatherwood (Danny) of Columbus, Terry Leatherwood (Joey) of Columbus, Kimberly Brower (John) of Talbot County; three sisters, Muriel Brannon (Ralph) of Hartford, AL, Doris Foster(Freeman) of Marion County, and Shirley Pugh(Bob) of Brewton, AL; one brother, Benny Elliott of Woodbury, GA; eighteen grandchildren, twenty great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren; countless nieces, nephews, and cousins.
The family would like to express their appreciation for the care and attention the staff of Muscogee Manor, westwing gave their mother.
Condolences may be offered at www.shcolumbus.com