Alice Rutherford Truman
Alice Rutherford Truman, 90, of Augusta, died
Tuesday, June 14, 2005 at Battle Creek Health
was born in Elizabethtown, Illinois on
December 22, 1914 the daughter of Commodore
and Rachel (Palmer) Belt.
Alice worked as a clerk at the Battle Creek
Veterans Administration Medical Center for
more than 20 years, retiring in 1967.
married James W. Truman in 1966; he preceded
her in death in 1981.
Alice is survived by two sons, Donald E.
(Nancy) Rutherford and Marion W. (Marilyn)
Rutherford, both of Galesburg; seven
grandchildren, Dana, David, Mary, Amy, Stacey,
Bradley and Karen; 11 great-grandchildren; one
sister, Georgia Lee Sisco; a special friend
Betsy Solami and many loving nieces and
was preceded in death by her children's
father, Adrian Rutherford and one brother,
John M. Belt.
Alice was a member of the United Methodist
Women for 30 years and attended Augusta
Fellowship United Methodist Church.
enjoyed arts and crafts, gardening, flowers
request of the family, friends may call after
10:00 a.m., Saturday, June 18, 2005 at the
Farley-Estes & Dowdle Augusta Chapel where
services will be held at 11:00 a.m. with Rev.
James Carey, officiating.
will follow at Augusta Cemetery.
lieu of flowers, donations to the Augusta
Fellowship United Methodist Church would be
Battle Creek Enquirer (MI) - June 16, 2005