Earline L. Rutland, 60, died Jan. 29, 2003, at her residence in Hardy. She was born in Memphis, Tenn., daughter of Earl and Irene Love. She had worked in the delicatessen of Price Chopper in Hardy and was a member of Spring River Baptist Church in Hardy.
She was preceded in death by her father.
A graveside service was Jan. 31 at Bronaugh Cemetery located at Spring River Baptist Church on Highway 63 North of Hardy with Rev. Floyd Rikard officiating. Arrange-ments were under the direction of Tri-County's Cherokee Chapel of Highland.