Louise Rutherford, 70, of Galax, died Friday, March 22, 2013, at the Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem, N.C.
She was born Aug. 23, 1942, at Rugby, to the late Lyde Farmer and Laura Hall Farmer.
She was the widow of Dale Rutherford.
Survivors include two daughters and spouses, Dianne and Mike Reedy of Jonesboro, Tenn., and Rebecca and James Baker of Galax; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; one sister and spouse, Rena and Tom Galyean of Galax; three brothers and spouse, Chimes Farmer of Galax, Lacy Farmer of Seattle, Wash., and Ken and Edna Farmer of Wilkesboro, N.C.
A funeral was held on Monday at the Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home Chapel, Independence, with burial in Grant Cemetery, Grant. The Rev. Ted Bartlett and the Rev. Doug Halsey officiated.
Memorial contributions can be made to the charity of choice.
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home
44 Dan Walters Dr. P.O. Box 306
Independence, VA 24348
Published in Galax Gazette from Mar. 27 to Mar. 28, 2013