Susan D. Rutherford

Published 4:31 pm Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Susan D. Rutherford, 55, of Bluff City, Tenn., went peacefully into the arms of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Tuesday, August 27, 2019, at Johnson City Medical Center after a long battle with cancer. She was preceded in death by her father, Ray DeLoach; two spouses, Ronnie Rutherford and Mark Booher; and her maternal grandparents, Harry and Nina Shell.
She is survived by her mother, Carol Buchanan; brother, Doug DeLoach and wife Beth; sister, Teresa Booher and husband Jesse; nephew, Lucas DeLoach; several aunts, uncles, and cousins; her family at Elizabethton Housing Agency; her friends at BTES; and her dogs, “Zip” and “Blaze.”
To honor Susan’s wishes, a cremation will take place with a private memorial service to be held at a later date.
Special thanks to Dr. James Hansen, Sandy and Diane, all of the nurses and doctors at Johnson City Medical Center that cared for Ms. Susan.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Small Miracles Therapeutic Equestrian Center at 1026 Rock Springs Road, Kingsport, TN 37664, or to the American Cancer Society Relay for Life at Condolences and memories may be shared with the family and viewed by visiting
Arrangements for Susan and her family have been made through Oakley-Cook Funeral Home & Crematory.

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