Gladys Eileen Rutter

March 14, 1938September 1, 2018

Gladys E. Rutter of Carolina Shores died Saturday September 1, 2018, at Grand Strand Regional Medical Center.

She was born in Hanover, PA, on March 14, 1938, the daughter of the late Mary Estella Sherman and the late Edward Eugene Long.

A home maker, she was an active volunteer everywhere she lived. She was involved in schools, Little League Baseball, and locally, Meals on Wheels and the Calabash Fire Department. She loved her family, watching birds in her back yard and Tar Heel basketball.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Henry Rutter, and two brothers, James Long and Ronald Long.

Survivors include two sons, Jeffrey (Darlene) of Greeneville, Tenn., and Douglas (Susan) of Shallotte; and four granddaughters, Nicole, Sarah, Beth and Olivia.

In keeping with her wishes there will be no local services.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be sent to: Wounded Warriors or to the Special Olympics. On line condolences may be sent to

A service of White Funeral and Cremation Service Shallotte Chapel. 910-754-3333


  • In Honoring her wishes no local services will be held

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