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Jerry Richard Rutledge Sr., 58
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McMinnville resident and White County native Jerry Richard Rutledge Sr., 58, was born March 29, 1953 and died July 12 at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville following an extended illness.Mr. Rutledge was the son of the late Eugene and Iris Lucille McCormick Rutledge Sr. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Shirley Armstrong.He is survived by one son, Jerry Richard Rutledge Jr., of McMinnville; three grandchildren; three brothers, Eugene Rutledge Jr., Billy Rutledge and George Edward Rutledge, all of McMinnville; five sisters and brothers-in-law, Janice and Gerald Rowland, and Patricia and Fred Ticer, all of McMinnville, Kathleen Randolph of Sparta, Ruby and Harry Cole of Walling, and Linda and Donald Huffman of Swansboro, N.C.; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and special friend, Lois Rutledge Milligan of McMinnville.Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. today in High’s Chapel with Roy Terry officiating. Burial will follow at Friendship Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until time of service today at High’s.High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.Southern Standard (McMinnville, Tenn.) July 15, 2011