RUTHERFORD, Ada Phyllis
Our beloved Ada Phyllis Rutherford joined her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Monday, February 24, 2014. She was born to the late Melvin John and Alice Grace House, March 11, 1937 in Troy, MI. Ada married the late Robert Floyd Rutherford in 1955 and they lived in Michigan prior to relocating to Florida. Ada was a passionate Christian whose sole aim in life was to teach others about the love and grace found in Jesus Christ. In her earlier years, Ada taught at a bible school and later continued teaching the bible in many bible studies over the years and has participated in many ministries throughout her life. Ada was an active member of Cross Community Church in Palm Beach Gardens, FL. Ada is survived by her sister, Florence Landram and six children: Bo-Sven Christiansson Rutherford, Lisa Rutherford, Julia Vaughn, Laura McDonald, Steven Rutherford, and Linda Rutherford Cepeda. She is also survived by 14 grandchildren: Sean Melton, Seth Melton, Shane Melton, Skylar Melton, Summer Melton, Amber Pritchett, Daniel McDonald, Cody McDonald, Casey McDonald, Christopher McDonald, Robert Rutherford, Jacob Rutherford, Joshua Rutherford, and Caleb Rutherford. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to help assist with the memorial costs. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 2:00 PM at Cross Community Church at 2575 Lone Pine Road, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410. The service will be followed by a tribute reception.
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