Mrs. Margaret Maggielene Rutledge, age 79, of Vernon, passed away Jan. 18, 2013 at Jackson Hospital in Marianna. She was born Feb. 26, 1933 in Vernon, to the late John Robert Perkins and Margaret Clementine Tucker Perkins.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Rutledge was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Rutledge; one son, Tony Rutledge; three brothers, Jack Perkins, Cecil Perkins, and Johnny Perkins, and three sisters, Mary Strickland, Maebelle Tillis, and Annie Lou Hall.
Mrs. Rutledge is survived by a son, Mark Randall Rutledge and wife Mary of Elkhorn, Neb.; daughter-in-law, Dola Rutledge-Peak of Marianna; seven grandchildren, Andrew, Anthony, Sarah, Kellie, Bethany, Brent, and Julia; two great-grandchildren, Dylan, and Devin, and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013 at New Bethany Assembly of God Church with the Rev. Leon Jenkins officiating. Interment followed in the New Bethany Assembly of God Church Cemetery with Peel Funeral Home of Bonifay, directing. Family received friends from 5 to 7 p.m., Saturday at Peel Funeral Home.