Birth: Oct. 11, 1919 Death: Aug. 8, 2014
Service to honor the life of Mrs. Melba Brister Rutledge were Monday, August 11, 2014 in the chapel of Blanchard St. Denis Funeral Home, Bro Dean Johnson officiated. Interment followed at Weaver Cemetery in Flora, LA.

Mrs. Rutledge, 94 years of age, passed away Friday, August 8, 2014. She was born October 11, 1919 to Jessie and Rena Russell Brister in Flora, LA. Being a homemaker and taking care of her family brought her the most joy in life. She truly loved visiting with her family and friends especially over a cup of coffee. Her hobbies included quilting, hunting, fishing and watching game shows. A long-time member of Calvary Baptist Church, she enjoyed fellowship with her church family. She will be dearly missed by her family and friends.

She is survived by her three grandsons; four great grandchildren; a special niece, Lura of Houston, TX; as well as extended family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, Daniel Wilson Page; her second husband, W. C. Rutledge; her son, Douglas Page; her daughter, Gervis Ebert; and a grandson, Steve Huffman