Betti Louise Rutland


Betti Louise Rutland, of Stockdale, Texas passed away Feb. 5, at the age of 89. She was born in Graford, Texas on Dec. 17, 1928 to Samuel Elly Harris and Virginia Caroline Lillard.

Betti is survived by her loving husband Wade H. Rutland; children Babs McGuffin (Clint); Rick Rutland (Pat); Becky Stewart (Jim); and Trudy Eismann (Lee); grandchildren, Misty McGuffin, Kelsey Scheel (Jacob), Rhea Rutland, Ryan Rutland, and Lacey Stewart; great-grandchild Kinslyn Scheel; brothers-in-law, Jim Shelton and Wayne Rutland (Jo); as well as numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents; brother, Lloyd Harris (Frances); sisters, Faye Arnold (Bob) and Virginia Shelton; nephew, Bob McClellan; and sister-in-law, Imogene Rutland.

Betti received her B.S. in Education from East Texas State Teachers College in 1949 and her Masters in Education from East Texas State. Memorials may be sent to the Stockdale ISD Education Foundation or to the Stockdale Church of Christ. A visitation will be held Friday, Feb. 9 from 5-8 p.m. at Finch Funeral Chapel in Stockdale.

Funeral Service

Saturday, Feb. 10

10 a.m.

Stockdale Church of Christ

Interment will follow in the Stockdale Cemetery. You are welcome to sign the online guest book at Arrangements with:

Finch Funeral Chapels, LLC

400 S. Fourth St.

Stockdale, TX 78160