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Jimmy Leon Rutland

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 AM on Monday, August 27, 2018 at Faithway Missionary Baptist Church in Bassfield for Jimmy Leon Rutland, 76 of Bassfield, who passed away Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at his residence. Interment will be at Faithway Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM on Sunday, August 26, 2018 at Hathorn Funeral Home and from 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM on Monday, August 27, 2018 at Faithway Missionary Baptist Church.

Jimmy will always be remembered as a great father, grandfather, and brother. He touched many lives and was a blessing to many people. He was a truck driver for 30 years.

He was preceded in death by his Parents, Travis & Helen Rutland; one Daughter, Cecelia Stacks; and two Brothers, Milton Rutland, Kermis Rutland.

He is survived by his Daughter, Mimi Morgan (Alan Powell), of Baldwyn; his two Sons, Frankie Rutland, of the Philippines, Jeremy Rutland, of Bruce; four Sisters, Oudia Sue Jones, of Columbia, Mavis McGill, of Columbia, Justina Tolar, of Columbia, Media Conerly, of Foxworth; seven Grandchildren, Austin Morgan, of Oxford, Jade Morgan, of Pontotoc, Cameron Rutland, of Florida, Ian Rutland, of Florida, Tasha Adams, of Louisiana, Seliana Morgan, of Louisiana, Andrew Morgan, of Louisiana; and three Great Grandchildren, Abigail Adams, Aaron Adams, Landon Sanchez, all of Louisiana.

Hathorn Funeral Home in Columbia is in charge of the arrangements. Family and friends may sign an online guestbook at


Jimmy Leon Rutland
October 4, 1941 - August 22, 2018





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