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Willie Frances Guy Rutherford


1925 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
BOONEVILLE – Willie Frances Bryant Guy Rutherford, 89, died Thursday, August 14, 2014, at The Landmark Community in Booneville. She was born April 28, 1925, in Booneville. A graduate of Booneville High School, she received a B.A. from Union University in Jackson, Tennessee, and an MBE from the University of Mississippi. She taught business education in Prentiss County Schools for over 30 years and retired from the Prentiss County Vocational School in 1984. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Booneville and a former member of the First Baptist Church in Baldwyn. Her greatest passion was taking care of her family.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, August 16, at the Booneville Funeral Home Chapel, with Dr. Terry Cutrer officiating. Phil Guy will deliver the eulogy. Burial will be in Booneville Cemetery.
She is survived by two sons, Don Guy of Birmingham, Ala., and Phil Guy (Lena) of Plano, Texas; two stepchildren, Connie Lytal and Rusty Rutherford, both of Baldwyn; a daughter-in-law, Peggy Guy; 12 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her first husband and father of her children, Homer L. Guy; her second husband, Harless Rutherford; and a son, Mike Guy.
Visitation will be from 5 until 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Published in Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal on Aug. 14, 2014
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