Sally Smith Rutherford

April 14, 1932 - April 6, 2017
Sally Smith Rutherford

Sally Smith Rutherford, age 84, died April 6, 2017 at Spring Arbor of Williamsburg.  Ms. Sally is a 1951 graduate of Matthew Whaley High School.  She is of the original Bucktrout Family owners of Bucktrout Funeral Home which began in Colonial Williamsburg 1759.  She was preceded in death by her husband Andrew Rutherford, Sr., parents Hamlet Brewster Smith and Gladys Deacon Smith, brother, Hamlet Brewster Smith, Jr. and great aunt, Emma Bucktrout.  Survivors include a daughter, Elizabeth Bowling and husband Gary, 2 sons, Andrew Rutherford, Jr. and wife Gwen, John Rutherford and wife Julie, 8 grandchildren, Christina, Heather, John Jr., Logan, Sally, Emily, Kate, and Bonnie, 12 great-grandchildren, 2 sisters Margaret Harris, Donna Byrd and brother, Charlie Smith. Graveside services will be held 11:00 a.m., Monday, April 10, 2017 at Cedar Grove Cemetery.  The family will receive friends Sunday, April 9, 2017 3:00 until 4:30 p.m. at Bucktrout Funeral Home, 4124 Ironbound Road, Williamsburg.  The family has requested memorial contributions to:  At Home Care Hospice, 291 McLaws Circle, Williamsburg, Virginia 23185.


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  • April 12, 2017
    Jed Vaiden says:
    Deepest condolences to the Rutherford family, whom I have known my entire life.

  • April 12, 2017
    Pastor Marie Allen says:
    Deepest condolences to the family. We're praying for God's comfort to be with you through this time.

  • April 12, 2017
    Margaret Katz Radcliffe says:
    My sincerest sympathies to the whole familiy.