Laura Mae Rutledge, 64, of Clarkton, Mo., died Sunday, Dec. 12, 2004, at The Gideon Care Center in Gideon, Mo.
Born July 27, 1940, in Campbell, Mo., she was the daughter of the late J.B. and Velvia Abernathy Mikel.
On Jan. 12, 1957, in St. Louis, Mo., she married James Rutledge, who survives of the home.
Survivors also include one son, James Ray Rutledge, of Dexter, Mo.; two daughters, Patricia Miller, of Clarkton and Laurie Griffin, of Greenville, Mo.; one sister, Ruby Taylor, of Warrenton, Mo.; two brothers, Frank Mikel, of Piedmont, Mo. and Bob Mikel, of St. Clair, Mo.; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Bud and Roy Mikel and one sister, Agnes Ormsby.
Visitation will begin at 6 p.m. today, Tuesday, Dec. 14, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden, Mo.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 15, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Johnny Meese and Mr. Dale Taylor officiating.
Burial will follow at the Stanfield Cemetery in Clarkton.