Ann Green Rutherford, 86, passed away to her heavenly home on Thursday, April 11, 2019 at Autumn Care in Marion, North Carolina, after a period of declining health.
She is preceded in death by her husband Glenn Rutherford, of Pennsylvania.
She is survived by her son Aubrey Hines (Robin), of Marion; daughter Audrey Gower (Geoff), of Seven Lakes; granddaughter Ginny Rhodes (Chris), of Old Fort; granddaughter Whitney Moore (Greg), of Old Fort; grandson Cameron Gower (Vinita) of Washington, D.C.; granddaughter Emily Gower, of Raleigh; granddaughter Madison Wright (Grayson), of San Diego, California; greatgranddaughter Scarlett Rhodes; great-granddaughter Presley Moore; and great-grandson Sawyer Rhodes. She is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Ann was born on July 15, 1932 to Earl and Gussie Green where she grew up with her six brothers and sisters in Oxford, North Carolina. She spent her career as owner of Rutherford Insurance Agency in Lemoyne, Pennsylvania for over 30 years. She enjoyed traveling, shopping, going out with family and friends, and a hot cup of coffee.
A graveside service is set for Sunday, April 14 at Sunset Gardens, 3174 Hwy 158 Bus., Henderson, NC 27537 where she will be buried next to her husband.
Gentry-Newell & Vaughan Funeral Home, of Oxford, and Beam Funeral Home & Crematory, of Marion has been assisting the family.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Liberty Freewill Baptist Church Memorial Scholarship Fund, 4089 U.S. 70 West, Marion, North Carolina 28752, or to Care Partners Hospice-McDowell, P.O. Box 25338, Asheville, North Carolina 28813.
The family of Ann Rutherford would like to thank Autumn Care nursing home of Marion for the wonderful care she received during her stay.
John F. Keever, Jr. Solace Center
P.O. Box 25338, Asheville NC 28813
Liberty Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery Fund
4089 US Highway 70 West, Marion NC 28752