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Billie Jean Rutledge

August 4, 1937 — March 3, 2024


Billie Jean Rutledge, age 86, of Fairmount, passed away Sunday morning March 3rd in Calhoun Health Care.


Jean was born in Gordon County, on August 4, 1937, the daughter of the late Clebern Clark and Edna Maude Bunch Clark. She was a member of Pleasant Grove/Ryo Baptist Church. Jean loved people and people loved her. She was devoted to her family and friends. She loved to write poetry and care for others. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Efton Rutledge, and two sisters, Betty Jo West and Martha Hendricks.


Survivors include her sister, Virginia Silvers, her brothers, Bobby Clark and Jimmy Clark, and his wife Doris. Several nieces and nephews also survive.


Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, March 5th at 2 pm from the chapel of Thomas Funeral Home with Rev. Chuck Clark Officiating. Chad Silvers will be in charge of the music. Burial will follow in Pleasant Grove / Ryo Baptist Cemetery.


The family will receive friends on Tuesday, March 5th from 12 noon until 2 pm at the chapel.


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