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Odice L. Rutherford

February 14, 1933 - November 20, 2016

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Odice Lee Rutherford February 22, 1933- November 20, 2016 COLUMBUS, GA- Odice Lee Rutherford, 83, of Columbus, GA died Sunday, November 20, 2016 at his residence. A service to celebrate the life of Mr. Rutherford will be held at 3:00 PM Sunday, November 27, 2016 in Edgewood Hall at Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, 4071 Macon Road, Columbus, GA 31907. Pastor Eddie Bray will officiate. Mr. Rutherford was born February 14, 1933 in Ripley, MS son of the late Joe and Ellie Rutherford. He attended school in Ripley, MS and graduated from Ripley High School. Mr. Rutherford attended...

Odice Lee Rutherford February 22, 1933- November 20, 2016 COLUMBUS, GA- Odice Lee Rutherford, 83, of Columbus, GA died Sunday, November 20, 2016 at his residence. A service to celebrate the life of Mr. Rutherford will be held at 3:00 PM Sunday, November 27, 2016 in Edgewood Hall at Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, 4071 Macon Road, Columbus, GA 31907. Pastor Eddie Bray will officiate. Mr. Rutherford was born February 14, 1933 in Ripley, MS son of the late Joe and Ellie Rutherford. He attended school in Ripley, MS and graduated from Ripley High School. Mr. Rutherford attended trade school in Memphis, TN and learned the skills to become a Master Automotive Mechanic. He was U.S. Army veteran and a member of Friendship Missionary Baptist Church. In addition to his parents, Mr. Rutherford was preceded in death by a brother, Eugene Rutherford. Those left to cherish his memory are his five children, Mary Copeland of Columbus, GA, Rory Lee Rutherford, of Columbus, GA, Otis Lee Rutherford, Jr. of Decatur, GA, Latasha Lee Rutherford of Columbus, GA and Timothy Lee Rutherford of Columbus, GA; his sister Joice Coffman of St. Louis, MO; his two brothers, Willie Rutherford of St. Louis, MO, and Henry Rutherford of Youngstown, OH and many other family members and friends. To sign the online guest registry or to offer flowers, please visit www.shcolumbus.com.