Ola Mae  Rutherford


Ola Mae Rutherford, age 78, of Somerset, KY, passed away after a brief illness, on Thursday, July 18, 2019 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital, surrounded by her family.
Ola Mae was born on May 21, 1941 in Oenaville, Texas to the late Francis M. Baggett and Jewell Dyess Baggett. She was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church and served on the Kitchen committee and WMU. Ola Mae loved her Sunday dinners with her children and holidays with the family. She enjoyed volunteering at God's Food Pantry. Her favorite Bible verse was Romans 3: 23. Ola Mae had a caring heart and was kind to everyone. She was loved by all and instilled those values into her children and family.
Ola Mae is survived by two sons, Tim Rutherford of Somerset and Jim (and Penny) Rutherford of Somerset; three daughters, Janet (and Bobby) Littrell of Somerset, Lisa Rutherford of Somerset and Laura Poynter of Somerset; twin sister, Pearl Faye Vance of Bedford, TX; grandchildren, Jackie (and Brian) Vaught, Amber Rutherford, Rusty Rutherford, Alan Garner, Andrew (and Emma) Rutherford, Brandi (and Ian) Loos, David (and Colleen) Rutherford, Colby Mink, Brian Rutherford, and Holli (and Sumer) Weatherford; great grandchildren, Zach V., J.P., Faith, Graham, Zach T., Olivia, Connor, Ryan Henry, Noah, Reece and Baby Noah; and her companion, "Sassy."
Along with her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Rutherford, Jr., whom she married on April 9, 1958 in Temple, Texas and he preceded her on February 1, 2018; two sons, Russell Rutherford and Ralph Rutherford III; one daughter, Trina Kaye Rutherford; one daughter-in-law, Scherrie Rutherford; six brothers and four sisters; and twin grandchildren, Samantha Rae Rutherford and Ralph Rutherford IV.
Visitation will be on Sunday, July 21, 2019 from 5:00pm until 9:00pm at Lake Cumberland Funeral Home.
Her funeral service will be held on Monday, July 22, 2019 at 11:00am at the Chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Ron Shepherd officiating. Burial will be at Somerset Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Alan Garner, Rusty Rutherford, Brian Rutherford, Colby Mink, David Rutherford and Andrew Rutherford Jr., Honorary pallbearers will be Frank Rutherford, Jr. and Brian Vaught.
The family requests expressions of sympathy be made to God's Food Pantry or the Gideon Bible Memorial Program.
You are welcome to view the obituary and send condolences to the family at our website: www.LakeCumberlandFuneralService.com.
Lake Cumberland Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Ola Mae Rutherford.
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Lewis Sears
Jul 22, 2019
Jim , Im sorry to hear of your mothers passing.She is now enjoying
a better life in heaven .Prayer for you and your family.
Becky Johnson
Jul 21, 2019
Prayers for the family.