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Ada M. (Penny) Rutherford

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Published: December 12, 2017

Ada M. (Penny) Rutherford, age 93, of Farmington, died Sunday, December 10, 2017. She was born April 7, 1924 in Mountainburg, Arkansas the daughter of William Henry and Callie Johnston Pense. She was preceded in death by her husband, Vol Rutherford; three sisters and six brothers.

She was a graduate of Mountainburg High School and Fayetteville Business College. She was a housewife and mother and a telephone operator, an employee of John J. Carroll Company, Cal-Main Foods, Farm Service Co-op. She served on Cane Hill Presbyterian Church Sessions, taught Sunday School for 30 years and taught Bible School for several years. She was also a member and past president of Vera Skinner Circle. She served on the Farm Home Adm. Committee, served on jury duty and the Washington County Welfare Committee.

She is survived by a son, Don Rutherford and wife Wanda, a grandson, Joe Rutherford (Mendy), two granddaughters, Carla Munyon and Darla Montgomery (Dan); three great-grandchildren, Austin Munyon, Jordan Montgomery and Logan Montgomery; three step-great-grandchildren, Dan Montgomery, Toni Montgomery and Holly Smith (Cordell); four great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be 5–7 p.m., Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at Moore's Chapel. Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Wednesday at Moore's Chapel. A private burial will be at Fayetteville National Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Washington Regional Hospice, 34 W. Colt Square, Suite 1, Fayetteville, Arkansas 72703, Cane Hill Presbyterian Church, 14265 Highway 45, Cane Hill, Arkansas 72717 or Pense-Reed Cemetery 12671 Highway 45, Lincoln, Arkansas 72744. To sign the online guest book, visit www.mooresfuneralchapel.com.

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