HOPKINSVILLE, KY - Katie Robertson Rutland, 97, of Hopkinsville passed away at 1:50 a.m. Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at Covington’s Convalescent Center of natural causes.
A native of Christian County, Kentucky she was born June 3, 1914 the daughter of the late John Robertson and Nannie Mae Cayce Robertson. She worked as a student nurse at Jennie Stuart Hospital, a dental assistant for the late O.D. Burdette and Dr. Bertha and Hugh Beazley, and worked as a dental assistant and X-Ray tech at Fort Campbell for 23 years. She was a member of the Dental Assistants Association, VFW Auxiliary, the National Association of Retired Federal Employees, and the First Presbyterian Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Wallace D. Rutland, who passed away April 1, 1999.
Survivors include her brother: Marvin Robertson of Hopkinsville, KY; and two sisters: Ruth Davenport of Hopkinsville, KY and Ida Ashby of Oak Grove, KY.
Services will be 10:00 a.m. Thursday, April 12, 2012 at Hughart & Beard Funeral Home in Hopkinsville with the Rev. Steve Guarneros officiating. Burial will follow in Green Hill Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Wednesday, April 11, 2012 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Hughart & Beard Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Flat Lick Cumberland Presbyterian Church.
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