Phyllis Long Rutledge

Published 5:51pm Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Surviving are a son, Jim Rutledge, Jr. (Barbara) of LaGrange, GA; two daughters, Ann Sellars of Tryon, NC and Susan Bowman (Tagg) of Columbus, NC; three grandsons, Johnathan, Benjamin and Jeffrey Sellers and step-grandchildren Brett Bowman (Angela) and Alex Weathers (Stormy) and step great-grandchildren Brannon & Madeson Weathers and Rascal (the cat).  She was preceded in death by a sister, Barbara Seidel and brothers, Jack and Jim Long.

Memorial services will be announced at a later date.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to St. Luke’s Hospital, Hospice of the Carolina Foothills, White Oak Manor, and especially to her wonderful caregivers at Benson Hall.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the charity of your choice.

An on-line guest register may be signed at www.mcfarlandfuneralchapel.com

McFarland Funeral Chapel, Tryon.

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