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Arthur Binnion Rutledge

February 19, 2020

Obituary

Arthur Binnion “Ben” Rutledge, Sr. was born to Willie and Alberta Rutledge on May 21, 1932 in Sprott, Alabama. He accepted Jesus as his Lord and Savior at an early age and never deviated in his faith. In his early years he was a member of Berean Baptist Church, Marion and in his later years of Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church, Marion.

His wife, Sadie M. Rutledge, daughter Sandra Rutledge, sons, Douglas L. Rutledge & Willis Rutledge, and five  sisters, Naomi   Patterson, Ola Gardner, Odessa Dunn, Carrie Hutchinson, and Elnora Cole preceded him in death.

He was a hard worker that provided for his family in every way he could.  After “retiring”, he was a community fixture and could be seen around town Monday through Saturday talking to everyone he encountered.  On Sunday, he was faithfully in church.

He was father to seven surviving children Nancy T. Jones, Georgia (Spergon) Rawls, Michael A. Rutledge, Karen D. (Richard) Rutledge-Bell, Cathy D.  Rutledge, Arthur B. Rutledge, Jr., and Willis Jeffery Rutledge. He was granddaddy and/or “Pop Daddy” to 10 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, and a host of neighborhood children. Binnion is also survived by one brother Linton Charles (Flora) Rutledge and one sister Josephine Rutledge, and a host    nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

 

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Services

Funeral Service
Saturday
February 29, 2020

11:00 AM
Berean Baptist Church
804 Wahington Street
Marion, Alabama 36756

Interment following funeral service
Saturday
February 29, 2020

Marion City Cemetery
Marion AL
Marion, AL 36756

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