Jacksonville Daily Journal (Jacksonville, Illinois) May 25, 1929 page 10
1 j : MRS. W. N. RUTLEDGE TO BE INTERRED HERE Word was received here Friday of death of Mrs. Emma Rutledge, widow of the late Rev, W. N. Rutledge, in Grant, Mich., Thursday night. Mrs. Rutledge was a former resident of Jacksonville and Morgan county. The remains will arrive here Sunday Sunday and will be removed to the Gillham Gillham Funeral Home. A service will be held at the grave in Diamond Grove cemetery Sunday afternoon, the hour not yet determined. Rev. Francis E. Smith of Centenary M. E. church will officiate. Mrs. Rutledge was a sister-in-law ol Mrs T. H. Rapp of South East street, and had other relatives residing residing in this community. Her husband, the late Rev. Rut- ledge, was once pastor of the West; Jacksonville circuit. Later he was appointed chaplain at the Southern Illinois penitentiary, Chester, and after serving there for some years took charge of a pastorate at Champaign.