She was preceded in death by husband: Cam Rutherford; daughter: Stella Lowry; father: Fred Yoakum; mother: Olif Yoakum; brother: Johnny Yoakum.
She is survived by eight children: Loretta Warner, Kenneth (Dorothy) Rutherford all of Fort Wayne, In, Ronnie (Maysie) Rutherford of Claiborne Co., Larry (Peggy) Rutherford, Johnnie (Dawn) Rutherford all of Fort Wayne, In, Alice (Mark) Hill of Middlesboro, Ky, Kathy (Melvin) Bibbs, Brenda (Roger) Hall all of Fort Wayne, In; sisters: Evelyn Martin of Arthur, Gladys Beeler of Middlesboro, Ky; brothers: Fred Yoakum, Jr. of Fort Wayne, In, J.C. Yoakum of Cumberland Gap; 25 grandchildren, 29 great grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.
Funeral services were Saturday, October 22 at 11 a.m. at Reece Valley Chapel in Harrogate. Burial in the Yoakum Cemetery.
Reece Funeral Home and Valley Chapel in charge 869-3651.