Evelyn Virginia (Schnarr) Rutledge
was called home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Monday May 25, 2009, her husband's
Evelyn was born January 5, 1919,
in Evansville, Ind.,
to Joseph Adam and Betty Mariah HarpeSchnarr. Evelyn "Annie" (known to her by nieces
and nephews and siblings) was proceeded in death by husband Edgar Ray Rutledge
on June 30, 2008, on their 59th wedding anniversary and her first grandson,
Jason Roger McCullough, September 6, 1989, and seven brothers and sisters, Margerite Smith, Helen Schnarr,
Mary Harralson, Joe Schnarr,
"Dick" Schnarr and Wilma "Winks"
She has one sister living, Clara Hazelip, who is
95 and resides in Evansville. Also
surviving are her two daughters, Theresa "Terri" (Ron) Frantz and
Joyce (Bobby) Wicks, both of Mackey, Ind.; grandsons, Zachary and Adam Frantz;
and one great-granddaughter, Kyah Renee' Frantz.
God's angel to her family and friends here on earth and a true servant of
God, her faith sustained her and brought hope to others. When you looked at her
you always saw the face of Jesus. What peace she gave to so many and instilled
in her family the values of honesty, forgiveness, trust, loyalty, and spiritual
upbringing and beliefs but most of all love and nurturing to her family and
friends. She was a member of MackeySalemUnitedMethodistChurch and former member of the BereanBibleChurch in Evansville,
where she had many friends and brothers and sisters in Christ.
Funeral services will be
Friday May 29, 2009, at MackeySalemUnitedMethodistChurch, with burial in AlbrightCemetery near Mackey,
Ind., the Rev.
Matt Malin will officiate. Visitation will be
Thursday to at the Lamb-Basham Memorial Chapel in Oakland
City, Ind., and to services on Friday at the church.