Winifred Clemintine RUTHERFORD

News Death Notice

RUTHERFORD, Winifred Clemintine Age 88 of Hamilton, left for her heavenly home on Wednesday March 19, 2014. She was born on February 14, 1926 the daughter of the late William J. Hale and Ida Mae (Pendergrass) Tumbleson. At the age of 14, Winnie eloped with the love of her life, William LaFayette Rutherford On October 31, 1940 in Liberty, Indiana. They shared 70 years of marriage. Their marriage was blessed with three children, the late William F. Rutherford, Darrel L. Rutherford, Sr. and Denise (Ed) Dulle. 12 grandchildren, Darrel Rutherford Jr. John (Brandy) Rutherford, Peggy (Bob) Grimm, Donnie (Nicole) Rutherford, Jimmie (Renee) Rutherford, Brian (Abbie) Dulle, Brad (Lindy) Dulle, Brooke (Ben) Coulter, Rocky (Kathy) Rutherford, Bomber (Toni) Rutherford, May (Chuck) Nelson, and Dwayne Glenn; 26 great grandchildren; devoted and loving sister, Helen Elaine Rogers and niece Barbara Sue Oditt and lifelong and loyal friends, Bob and Alice Schallip. She was also preceded in death by her husband William LaFayette Rutherford; son, William F. Rutherford; grandson Brian Scott Dulle and great grandson David Charles Nelson. Winnie worked at Hale's Grocery with her father and sister Helen. She retired as a bus driver for New Miami Schools and was active with Seven Mile Izaak Walton and her greatest joy was eating popcorn and cheese with all of her grandkids. Funeral ceremony will be held at 11 AM on Saturday March 22, 2014 at the Webb Noonan Kidd Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Greenwood Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Friday from 5 to 8 PM at the funeral home. The family wishes to extend a special thank you to all the staff at the Woodlands of Hamilton and Vitas Hospice for all their care and loving support. Condolences to the family may be left at

Funeral Home

Webb Noonan Kidd Funeral Home
240 Ross Ave Hamilton, OH 45013
(513) 894-9919

Published in Journal-News on Mar. 20, 2014