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Nancy Jo "Wells" Rutherford, age 66, of Okolona, Arkansas, died Tuesday, January 27, 2004. She was a retired cook for the Baptist Hospital and Hospitality Care Center in Arkadelphia. She was a devoted member of the Okolona Baptist Church.
Nancy was the daughter of Bedford and Edna Wells and was born September 14, 1937, in Gurdon, Arkansas.
She is survived by her husband of 49 years, Charles Marion Rutherford, of Okolona; two sons, Thomas Edward (Eddie) Rutherford of Malvern and Charles Lee (Chuck) Rutherford of Okolona; two daughters, Myra Jo Springer and Teresa Lynn McMahan, both of Friendship, Arkansas; one brother, Buddy Wells of Arkadelphia; one sister, Louise Presson of Prescott; 10 grandchildren, Angie Starkey of Donaldson, Kim Walker of Arkadelphia, Melissa Johnson of Malvern, Shauna Harper of Malvern, John C. McBride of Donaldson, Jessica Manning of Friendship, Bryan Rutherford of Okolona, Josh McMahan of Friendship, Anthony Springer of Friendship, and Evan Rutherford of Okolona; and 6 great-grandchildren, Kyle Walker of Arkadelphia, Haley Starkey of Donaldson, Cody Harper of Malvern, Peyton Manning of Friendship, Logan Starkey of Donaldson, and Jackson Manning of Friendship.
She is also survived by grandsons-in-law, daughters-in-law, sons-in-law, and granddaughters-in-law who she really loved as her own.
Nancy was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Jim Tom Wells, Bobby Wells, and John Jay Wells; and a sister, Betty Ledbetter.
Graveside services were at 2 p.m. on January 28, 2004, at the Southfork Cemetery with Brother Charlie Williams officiating. Horne Funeral Home of Gurdon handled the arrangements. Memorials may be made to the Okolona Baptist Church.