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Agnes Verlene McDowell, 76

Agnes Verlene McDowell, 76, a Warren County resident and native, was born Aug. 7, 1942 and passed away Nov. 18 at NHC Healthcare of McMinnville following an extended illness.

She was a retired caregiver, member of Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, and daughter of the late Jim and Marie Simmons Rutledge. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by brother Bobby Rutledge.

Mrs. McDowell is survived by two brothers, William Rutledge of Walling, and Carl Rutledge of Campaign; two sisters, Kathy Wray and Pat Rutledge, both of McMinnville; and several nieces and nephews. There will be no visitation or service at High’s. Online condolences may be made at

High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) Nov. 21, 2018