Naomi Ruth Rutherford
June 25, 1941 – October 15, 2020
Naomi Ruth Rutherford, 79, entered into the loving arms of Jesus during the evening hours of Thursday (October 15, 2020) following an extended illness. Naomi was born on June 15, 1941 in Dante, VA to the late William Martin & Rosie Gertrude (Johnson) Hartsock.
Naomi enjoyed canning, cooking, baking, sewing, crafting, and spending time with her family an friends. She was a lifetime member of Pine View Freewill Baptist Church. Naomi truly had the heart of a servant, she will be greatly missed by all.
In addition to her parents, Naomi was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 23 years, George Rutherford; two sisters, Dorothy Combs and GayNell “Gay” Norris; and two brothers, Billy Hartsock and Phillip “Phil” Hartsock.
Left to cherish her memory are several nieces, nephews, extended family, and a host of friends.
Naomi will be laid to rest on Sunday (October 18, 2020) at 3 p.m. in the Christus Garden at East Lawn Memorial Park with Pastor Gary Cavin and Pastor Jack Morelock officiating. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.
Online condolences may be made to the Rutherford family at www.eastlawnkingsport.com. East Lawn Funeral Home and Memorial Park has the honor of serving the Rutherford family.
- William Martin and Rosie Gertrude (Johnson) Hartsock, Parents - Deceased
- George Rutherford, Beloved Husband of Twenty-Three Years
- Dorothy Combs, Sister - Deceased
- GayNell "Gay" Norris, Sister - Deceased
- Billy Hartsock, Brother - Deceased
- Phillip "Phil" Hartsock, Brother - Deceased
- Several Nieces, Nephews and Extended Family and Friends, Left to Cherish Her Memory
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Sunday, October 18, 2020
Naomi Ruth Rutherford
October 22, 2020
Naomi was my Aunt, the wife of my Uncle George Rutherford. We always spent Christmas Eve at their place when I was growing up. I always enjoyed that. Naomi was a good lady. I'll miss her very much.
October 17, 2020
Naomi was always so caring, we always enjoyed visiting her and her family!
Larry and Linda Dingus. Family of Goldie Dingus
Judy Glotzbach (Combs)
October 16, 2020
Aunt Naomi Rest In Peace. Have fond memories of your wonderful holiday baking treats and the joy you had in sharing your recipes. You were a true caregiver to others.