Mrs. Nellie Bessie Rutledge, 26, wife of Edgar Rutledge, died early this morning [January 25, 1928] at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Ferguson, at 210 South Main Street. Funeral announcements will be made later.
Mrs. Rutledge leaves besides her husband and parents, two sons, Marvin and Glenn; a brother, Lester Ferguson, well-known baseball player, and a sister, Mrs. Bertha Wright.
She was born in Ellensburg, February 24, 1901, and was a member of the Baptist Church.
Nellie died from injuries incurred in a horse and buggy accident. She was buried in the IOOF Cemetery.
Contributed by: Shelli Steedman