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Ramona Loarine Rutherford, age 86, of Knoxville

Ramona Loarine Rutherford, age 86, of Knoxville went peacefully to be with the Lord, at her home, surrounded by her family on February 11, 2018.

Ramona, fondly known as “Bee”, was born on May 2, 1931 in Indiana. She was a member of Bethel Baptist Church in Clinton.  She loved to collect antiques and travel.

Ramona was preceded in death by an infant sister, Wanda Davis, parents Ott and Daisy Davis, and son-in-law, Richard Whitaker.

Ramona is survived by her loving and devoted husband of 64 years, Kyle Otis Rutherford M.D.

Sister: Wilma (Calvin) Humphrey of Heiskell; brother: Ray (Lou) Davis of Clinton.

Children: Denise Crawhorn of Heiskell, Sherry Whitaker of Knoxville, Tammey (Gary) Seeber of Heiskell and Kyle Otis (Elaine) Rutherford, Jr. of Knoxville.

Grandchildren: Greg (Shanda) Seeber, Lisa (Mark) Williford, Jelena (Michael) Williford, Jessica (Nathan) Jackson, Christina Crawhorn and Catherine (Parker) Jones.

Great Grandchildren: Colson, Chloe, Colin and Claire Seeber; Andrew, Ashlyn and Alyssa Williford; Brennan and Brylee Williford and Molly Jackson.

The family would like to thank Donna McVey for lovingly caring for our mother.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 from 5-7 p.m. at Holly Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton, followed by the funeral at 7:00 p.m. with the Rev. Jerry Copeland officiating.

Interment will be Thursday, February 15, 2018 at Norris Memorial Gardens at 11:00 a.m.

Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements.

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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