Elizabeth Evelyn Honeycutt Rutledge Dean, 74, of Monette, died Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2003, at Monette Manor. She was born Nov. 4, 1929, in Wirth. She was a homemaker and of the Pentecostal faith.
She is survived by nine children, Teletha Wieland of Williford, James Lesley Rutledge of Newark, Calif., Gilbert Rutledge of Imboden, Jerry Rutledge of Highland, Mary Owens of Tulsa, Okla., Chris Helt of Flippin, Deborah Smithee of Monette, Margaret Grable of Hoxie, and Alma Schofield of Wichita, Kansas; three brothers, Hiram Honeycutt of Wirth, Les Honeycutt of Ash Flat, and Noel Honeycutt of Thayer, Mo.; 29 grandchildren; 58 great-grandchildren and Lawrence Rutledge of Napa, Calif., father of her children.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Hiram Honeycutt and Gertie Jones Honeycutt. a son, Dennis Rutledge; five grandchildren, one great-grandchild, a brother, Wesley Honeycutt; six sisters, Zelda, Ava, Anola, Ora Lee, Robbie Jean and Doris.
The funeral was held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer with Rev. John Honeycutt officiating. Burial was in Jeff Cemetery in Thayer, Mo., under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc., of Thayer, Mo.