Lena Mae Rutledge

December 29, 1921April 24, 2016

Lena Mae Rutledge, 94, of Beaumont, passed away on Sunday April 24, 2016 in Beaumont surrounded by her family. Lena was born on December 29, 1921 in Jennings, Louisiana and became a lifelong resident of Beaumont. She was Church of Christ and attended South Park Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her parents, Eli and Gladis LeGros Gaspard, husband, Earl L. Rutledge, Sr., two sons; Earl L. Rutledge, Jr., Byron Wayne Rutledge, Sr., and brother Clifford Gaspard. She was a homemaker who loved all types of music, pets, gardening, reading, and especially being with family when they were able to be together. She is survived by her grandsons; Christopher Rutledge and wife Lorna of Beaumont, Byron Wayne Rutledge, Jr. of Lumberton, granddaughters; Elizabeth Moreno and husband Juan of Longview, Cynthia Rutledge of Longview, daughter-in-law; Dianne Petit of Beaumont, brother; Joe Gaspard and wife Candace of Magnolia, thirteen great grandchildren, and thirteen great great grandchildren. Visitation will be held on Tuesday April 26, 2016 from 5:00P.M.- 7:00P.M. at Forest Lawn Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday April 27, 2016 at 10:00 A.M. at the Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow at the Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Beaumont.


  • Visitation

    Tuesday, April 26, 2016

  • Funeral Service

    Wednesday, April 27, 2016


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Lori Bunt

April 27, 2016

May all of her family find comfort and peace during this difficult time. She was a special lady and a beautiful person inside and out. Love, Lori

April 25, 2016

Dianne & Family,

My deepest sympathy to you and family at the passing of Lena. May special memories live forever in your hearts.

Much love,