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Floyd Rutherford

Floyd Lennard "Topsy" Rutherford

Tuesday, June 23rd, 1931 - Wednesday, October 21st, 2020
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Obituary

Floyd L. “Topsy” Rutherford – age 89 of Luttrell, passed away Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at his home. He is retired from Knox Mfg. Co. and is a Korean War Veteran. Floyd is a Deacon at New Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, a member of J. C. Baker Lodge #720 F & AM and a member of Scottish Rites.

He is preceded in death by parents, Ernest and Roxie (DeMarcus) Rutherford; brothers, Ernie and Jake Rutherford. Floyd is survived by wife, Joan; daughters, Tammy Atkins and fiancé Irwin Crosby of Knoxville and Robin (Mike) Atkins of Corryton; son, Gordon (Diane) Rutherford of Luttrell; grandchildren, Tiffany Atkins, Chad (Brittany) Rutherford, Cortney (Greg) Parton; great grandchildren, Charlee, Bentley and Wayde; brother, Hillard (Alma) Rutherford, sister, Sharon (Butch) Drinnen; sister-in-law, Margaret Rutherford; brother-in-law, Jerry (Brenda) Akin; many cousins, nieces, nephews and friends; and adopted families, Speedy and Geneva Walker and Elaine Sandefur. The family wishes to express many thanks to Celeste Stratton, Reverend Mark Kitts, Jessica Oldham, Liz Chadwell and other employees of Avalon Hospice for their care and support.

The family will receive friends, Friday, October 23, 2020 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. in the Trinity Funeral Home Chapel. A Masonic Service will follow at 8:00 p.m. conducted by J. C. Baker Lodge. Family and friends will meet at Trinity Funeral Home Saturday, October 24, 2020 at 9:45 a.m. to go in procession to New Loyston Memorial Gardens for an 11:00 a.m. interment. Full Military Honors conducted by Tri-County Honor Guard. Serving as pallbearers, L. R. Rutherford, Chad Rutherford, Greg Parton, Mike Lee, Everett Weaver and Joe Hickle. Memorial donations can be made to the charity of your choice. Trinity Funeral Home, LLC, Maynardville, has the honor to serve the family of “Topsy” Rutherford. 865-992-5002 www.trinityfuneralhome.net
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, October 23rd, 2020 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Friday, October 23rd, 2020 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Trinity Funeral Home, LLC
    Address
    228 Main St.
    MAYNARDVILLE, TN 37807
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  • Service

    Friday, October 23rd, 2020 | 8:00am
    When
    Friday, October 23rd, 2020 8:00am
    Location
    Trinity Funeral Home, LLC
    Address
    228 Main St.
    MAYNARDVILLE, TN 37807
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Saturday, October 24th, 2020 | 11:00am
    When
    Saturday, October 24th, 2020 11:00am
    Location
    New Loyston Memorial Gardens
    Address
    Hickory Valley Rd
    ANDERSONVILLE, TN 37705
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Pamela Coffman Ellis

Posted at 05:47pm
Thoughts love and prayers for the family. Mary Coffman, Pam Coffman Ellis, Imogene Staley, Harold and Juretta Hickle
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Joe

Posted at 11:58am
Robin, I’m so sorry for your loss. You are in my prayers.
Jennifer M. Collins
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Joe

Posted at 11:56am
Sorry for your loss. Prayers for this family.
Rev. Joe & Linda McCoy
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