Obit: Joann Rutledge

Obit: Joann Rutledge

June 26th, 2013 in Obituaries
Location: Hamilton county

Joann Watson Rutledge, 79, passed away on Friday, June 21, 2013.Joann was a native of Chattanooga; she graduated from City High School.Joann graduated from Tennessee Tech with a degree in mathematics.She retired from Hamilton County school system teaching Elementary and Middle school mathematics.Joann was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, George Rutledge; parents, Joseph and Ann Heckerman Watson.Joann is survived by her son, Andrew (Sherrie) Rutledge, of Rochester Hills, Mich.; daughters, Ann (Greg) Wingo, of Marietta, Ga.,and Tracy Rutledge, of Signal Mountain; grandchildren, Brad and Chelsea Rutledge; brother, John Stanley Watson, of Maryland; best pals, Dudley and Lucy; niece, Connie Mundy, of Goodlettsville, Tenn.The family will receive friends from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. today, June 26, 2013, at St. Paul Episcopal Church.Funeral service will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. today, June 26, 2013, at St. Paul Episcopal Church with Rev. Suzanne N. Smitherman officiating.A private interment will be at Chattanooga National Cemetery.In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: Book of Rememberance at St. Pauls Episcopal Church, 305 W. Seventh St., Chattanooga, TN 37402, or to Highland Park Humane Society, 212 N. Highland Park Ave., Chattanooga, TN 37404, The American Heart Association, and Memorial Hospital Health Care Foundation.Please share your thoughts and memories at www.ChattanoogaNorthChapel.com.Arrangements are by the Chattanooga Funeral Home Crematory & Florist, North Chapel, Highway 153, Hixson, TN 37343.