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“My thoughts and prayers are with the family...I'm sorry for your loss.. ”
1 of 100+ | Posted by: Christine Reeves - Arden, NC

“Diane, Gene and Hampton, I just heard about Cassie. I'm truly shocked and very saddened. Cassie will always be the little ball of energy that...Read More »
2 of 100+ | Posted by: Richard Ward - Thomasville, NC

“Cassie was always a wonderful person. I knew her thru out school and she was always smiling. She made everyone smile around her. God has a...Read More »
3 of 100+ | Posted by: Melissa Rice - Arden, NC

“I am so sorry to hear for your loss. And a great loss it was. Willingly we should thank God and appreciate the fact that she is in a far better place...Read More »
4 of 100+ | Posted by: Cassandra Barnard - Asheville, NC

“Words can't express the great sorrow we feel for your family during this difficult time. We pray that the Lord will give you peace and comfort in...Read More »
5 of 100+ | Posted by: Mike & Charlene Matera - Arden, NC

“Mrs. Rutledge, My deepest condolences for your loss. While I never met your beautiful daughter, I'm sure she was just as delightful and sweet as...Read More »
6 of 100+ | Posted by: Miranda Allen-Norman - Randolph, NJ

“Mrs. Rutledge, I am just now learning of the loss of your beautiful Cassie. I am so sorry. No one ever understand why the Lord brings his childern...Read More »
7 of 100+ | Posted by: Amy (Sprinkle) Hughey - Alexander, NC

“I am so sorry to hear about your loss. I knew Cassie from school and of all the moments and memories that i have and shared with her the one that...Read More »
8 of 100+ | Posted by: Johnny Bush - asheville, NC

“I am very saddened to hear about Cassie. I have been her dental hygienist for a couple of years and she was such a fun and personable patient. Your...Read More »
9 of 100+ | Posted by: Lindsey Deitz - Fletcher, NC

“I am so very sorry. My prayers are with all of you. with warmest love ”
10 of 100+ | Posted by: Judy Rhodes - Arden, NC

“All our love, Alpha Xi Delta ”
11 of 100+ | Posted by: Kylee Rose Frye - Asheville, NC

“I am so sorry for your loss. I will never forget meeting Cassie and hanging out with her and her friends when Mormor and I visited your family a few...Read More »
12 of 100+ | Posted by: Kirsten Hayworth Fletcher - GA

“Diane, Hampton, and Gene...I am so sorry for your loss. We have wonderful memories of Cassie and Hampton coming over to our house to play with Brad...Read More »
13 of 100+ | Posted by: Jean Graham - Arden, NC

“To the Rutledge Family, I had the pleasure of working with Cassie at Mountain Air. She is one of those people you won’t forget. She always...Read More »
14 of 100+ | Posted by: Debbie Vicha - Burnsville, NC

“Dear Rutledge Family, You are in my thoughts and in my prayers. ”
15 of 100+ | Posted by: Greg Elingburg - Richmond, VA

“I met Cassie when she worked at Coldwell Banker. She was such a lovely girl and always had a smile on her face. I told her I went to school with her...Read More »
16 of 100+ | Posted by: Nancy Y. Price - Asheville, NC, NC

“I am devastated at your loss and send all my love and prayers for all of you. Cassie is so beautiful and I can't imagine what you must be going...Read More »
17 of 100+ | Posted by: Becky Henderson Walker - CA

“Cassie, you always brought a smile to everyone you came in contact with and I know you are smiling on us from heaven. My thoughts and prayers go...Read More »
18 of 100+ | Posted by: Jason Rachels - Columbus, MS

“Dear Rutledge Family, I was so sorry to learn of Cassie's passing. Although I didn't know her well, I can say that her smile and sunny disposition...Read More »
19 of 100+ | Posted by: Laura Myers - Hendersonville, NC

“Dear Rutledge Family- I am so truly sorry for your loss. I worked with Cassie at CB. She truly was a joy, always with a smile on her face and a...Read More »
20 of 100+ | Posted by: Lee Lennox - Hendersonville, NC

“Dear Rutledge Family, I am so sorry to learn of Cassie's passing. We met only a couple of months ago when she would stop in the Exxon station after...Read More »
21 of 100+ | Posted by: Joe Palmer - Fletcher, NC

“I am so sorry to hear about Cassie. My prayers are with her family. ”
22 of 100+ | Posted by: Mollie Ashe Scott - Candler, NC

“Dear Rutledge Family, I am sorry for your loss. I loved working with Cassie at Mountain Air and will miss seeing her bright smile and hearing her...Read More »
23 of 100+ | Posted by: Bonnie Shockey - Burnsville, NC

“Dear Rutledge Family, I had the pleasure of working with your Cassie at Mounain Air, I know you know this but she was an extraordinary person,...Read More »
24 of 100+ | Posted by: Dave Coe - Weaverville, NC

“Dear Rutledge Family, I didn't know Cassie for very long, but as I was training her to take over my Mountain Air position, we worked very closely...Read More »
25 of 100+ | Posted by: Joan Smith - Houston, TX

“Dear Rutledge Family, If I could sit across the porch from God, I would thank him for lending us Cassie. The memories of her smiling face will...Read More »
26 of 100+ | Posted by: Damon Smuzynski - Oklahoma City, OK

“Dear Gene, Diane & Hampton, We are so sorry for your loss. Cassie was a GREAT kid, beautiful both inside and out. She was a godsend to me (Nancy)...Read More »
27 of 100+ | Posted by: Steve and Nancy Chapin - Arden, NC

“Dear Mr. and Mrs. Rutledge. Please accept my sincerest condolences. I had the privilege of working with Cassie at Coldwell Banker. She was such a...Read More »
28 of 100+ | Posted by: John Edmundson - Mills River, NC

“I will always hold Cassie in my heart as one of my extended children. She will be dearly missed by me and my family. I pray that she is at peace...Read More »
29 of 100+ | Posted by: Barbara Thompson - Duck Key, FL

“Dear Diane, Gene and Hampton, My love and prayers are with the entire family as you go through these difficult hours and days. I hope it brings...Read More »
30 of 100+ | Posted by: Irene Jurczyk - Asheville, NC

“Gene and Diane, I am so sorry to hear about Cassie. Gene, you were one of my role models growing up in the sixties, and I know Cassie was a role...Read More »
31 of 100+ | Posted by: Rick Travis - Arden, NC

“Diane and Gene...Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you during this most difficult time. We pray that the Lord will embrace you in...Read More »
32 of 100+ | Posted by: Gary Aiken - Swannanoa, NC

“Blessings and Prayers to the Rutledge family. Cassie will be missed by all those she touched. ”
33 of 100+ | Posted by: Gerii Jackson - Arden, NC

“Gene, Diane and Hampton, I will never know what you are going through at this time, but know that you are all in my heart and prayers. Cassie was a...Read More »
34 of 100+ | Posted by: Susan Downs - Arden, NC

“Dear Rutledge Family, Cassie and I worked together at Coldwell Banker, she made my day brighter each and every time I saw her. Her love of life,...Read More »
35 of 100+ | Posted by: Brooke Johnson - Asheville, NC

“I just want you all to know you are in my thoughts and prayers. Cassie will be missed by many. I pray for God's peace that passes all understanding...Read More »
36 of 100+ | Posted by: Amy Smith Wamsley - Fletcher, NC

“I was so sad to hear about the loss of Cassie. She was in my class when she was little. She was so sweet and always had a special place in my heart....Read More »
37 of 100+ | Posted by: Sandra Miller - Asheville, NC

“Cassie touched your life and your soul just by smiling. I miss her. Please accept my condoleances! Cecile Colleague at Mountain Air Country Club -...Read More »
38 of 100+ | Posted by: Cecile Brion - Burnsville, NC

“We are all shocked and saddened by Cassie's passing. I have know Cassie only since she came to Mountain Air but know she must have been a wonderful...Read More »
39 of 100+ | Posted by: Howell Hammond - Burnsville, NC

“Gene, Diane and Hampton, Cassie will be missed by so many people. Please know that we can only imagine the heartbreak and pain you must be feeling...Read More »
40 of 100+ | Posted by: Carl & Kathy Conley - Asheville, NC

“Dear Rutledge Family I worked with Cassie at Mountain Air Country Club. We have shared many laughs and fun stories about our animals. I was so...Read More »
41 of 100+ | Posted by: Denise Gibbs - Burnsville, NC

“Dear Rutledge Family, We are so sorry for your loss. Cassie was a wonderful young lady and touched so many lives. Your little Angel will be truly...Read More »
42 of 100+ | Posted by: Jerry & Debbie Angel - Arden, NC

“Cassie and I worked together at Coldwell Banker for several years. I can still hear that unique laugh....she called me "LV" with a certain emphasis...Read More »
43 of 100+ | Posted by: Lisa Vogel - Arden, NC

“Cassie was one of the most special people I've ever known and made me a better person. My thoughts and prayers are with Mr and Mrs Rutledge and...Read More »
44 of 100+ | Posted by: Kellie Waldrup - asheville, NC

“We live in the same condo as Cassie. She was always so friendly and always had a smile on her face. We have a lab who LOVED her and she always loved...Read More »
45 of 100+ | Posted by: Vanessa & Ben Rhodarmer - NC

“Condolences from the Moseley family, Cassie was a wonderful person who will be missed by all. ”
46 of 100+ | Posted by: Josh Moseley - Ft Belvoir, VA

“I'm sorry for your loss, I'm thankful To have known Cassie. ”
47 of 100+ | Posted by: Richard Waldrup - Greenville, SC

“Diane,Gene & Hampton I was so sorry to hear about your loss of Cassie, when Gary sent the email. Even though I did not know her well, I know she...Read More »
48 of 100+ | Posted by: Debbie Henderson - Candler, NC

“Gene and Family, So sorry to hear about your loss. I didn't know Cassie very well but she seemed like a very sweet young lady. I can't begain to...Read More »
49 of 100+ | Posted by: Annette Davis Stepp - NC

“Hampton and Family: You are all in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. I hope you can find peace in your memories and turn to each...Read More »
50 of 100+ | Posted by: Amy Parton Grace - Fletcher, NC

“Dear Rutledge Family, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. With her beautiful spirit, Cassie spread joy to all who met her. I wish I could be in...Read More »
51 of 100+ | Posted by: Catie Ashburn Hester - Oxford, MS

“Dear Rutledge Family, I was online Tuesday when I read about Cassie. I worked with Cassie at Coldwell Banker; she was always smiling and a joy to...Read More »
52 of 100+ | Posted by: Tammy Harmon - Houston, TX

“Diane, I never had the pleasure to meet Cassie though we spoke of her often. Many cultures believe that a new star is born in the heavens when a...Read More »
53 of 100+ | Posted by: Don Smith - Asheville, NC

“I'm sorry for the Rutledge's loss. Cassie is such a special person, she had to way to turn everyone's frown upside down, corny but true. She will be...Read More »
54 of 100+ | Posted by: Jeff L Logan - Greensboro, NC

“To the Rutledge family, I am so sorry for your loss, please know that you're in my thoughts. ”
55 of 100+ | Posted by: Roberta Hansman - Pasadena, CA

“Dear Rutledge Family, Please know that my prayers are with you. I am asking the Lord on a daily basis to fill your hearts with His grace and mercy...Read More »
56 of 100+ | Posted by: Dan Collins - Marion, SC

“To Diane, Gene, and Hampton, I am so very very sorry for your loss of beautiful Cassie. She was and is an amazing spirit. I hope you find peace...Read More »
57 of 100+ | Posted by: Ryan Jurczyk Kohler - Asheville, NC

“Dear Diane & Gene, My thoughts and prayers are with you. Coming from a bereaved mother myself I can truly relate to the lost of losing a child. ...Read More »
58 of 100+ | Posted by: Marisol Gollnick - Hendersonville, NC

“Gene, Diane, and Hampton: James called me this morning to tell me about Cassie. I am deeply moved by her passing. Your family has always meant a...Read More »
59 of 100+ | Posted by: Gary Henderson - Kennesaw, GA

“I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
60 of 100+ | Posted by: Suzie Pruett - Asheville, NC

“Dear Rutledge Family, I am so grateful to have known Cassie. It seems like yesterday she was brightening the halls of TC with her smile and...Read More »
61 of 100+ | Posted by: Liz Rogers Weathers - Charlotte, NC

“Diane: I remember we were pregnant at the same time, and you came to a football game. Gene, obviously a "two dab man", was quite impressed with...Read More »
62 of 100+ | Posted by: Wanda - Chapel Hill, NC

“I knew Cassie as a classmate in middle and high school. She was so kind, intelligent, and always smiling! She and her family are in my thoughts. ”
63 of 100+ | Posted by: Cecile Delille - Atlanta, GA

“Dear Rutledge Family, I saw Cassie's name in today's Citizen-Times and am so sorry to hear of your loss. Although I did not know her well and it has...Read More »
64 of 100+ | Posted by: Daniel Gundlach - Fairview, NC

“Cassie you will be missed by so many. I only knew you a short time, yet you left an impression on my life as you did with so many others. To the...Read More »
65 of 100+ | Posted by: Heather DeBoer - Roanoke, VA

“Letty, myself, and our kids are all thinking of your family, and wishing we could be with you in NC. I have so many fond memories of playing with...Read More »
66 of 100+ | Posted by: Patrick Sean Henderson - TX

“Dear Diane and Gene, I was so sorry to hear of Cassie passing away today. Knowing you both and then getting to know Cassie when she and I both were...Read More »
67 of 100+ | Posted by: Shaw Hollingsworth - NC

“Gene and Diane, I was dumbstruck to hear the news this morning. From the bottom of our hearts, all our sympathies are with you as well as our...Read More »
68 of 100+ | Posted by: Jim Henderson - San Antonio, TX

“Dear Rutledge Family, My deepest and sincerest condolences go out to you and your family. While Cassie and I went to T.C. Roberson together, I...Read More »
69 of 100+ | Posted by: Jonathan Moorrees - Greenville, SC

“Cassie and I talked a few weeks ago at church and I will always remember how bright she was and how full of life she was. She will be truly missed...Read More »
70 of 100+ | Posted by: Jan Whiteman - Arden, NC

“Diane: Know that you are in my prayers. Enjoy the good memories. Paula Bryson ”
71 of 100+ | Posted by: Paula Bryson - Asheville, NC

“Diane, Gene, and Hampton, You are in my thoughts and prayers. What a blessing and inspiration Cassie was to all who knew her. Know that you are...Read More »
72 of 100+ | Posted by: Elaine Sutton - Candler, NC

“I met Cassie when I first began working at Coldwell Banker. I used to go home and share stories with my husband how the the friendliest person worked...Read More »
73 of 100+ | Posted by: Barb Fiedler - Asheville, NC

“Diane, if there is anything I can do for you please, please call me any time night or day...I've been wanting to call and am forcing myself not to as...Read More »
74 of 100+ | Posted by: mary mowery - mills river, NC

“Diane and Gene: Tom and I both want you to know our prayers and thoughts are with you in this time of sorrow. God Bless you and your family. ”
75 of 100+ | Posted by: Kathy Aardema - Arden, NC

“Dear Rutledge Family, I am so sorry for your loss. Cassie will never be forgotten. She was an amazing person who enjoyed life. I have many fond...Read More »
76 of 100+ | Posted by: Holly Leonard - Yorktown, VA

“My prayers are with you at this time of great sorrow. Cassie was a bright ray of sunshine she will truly be missed. ”
77 of 100+ | Posted by: Melanie Betbeze - Leicester, NC

“Please know that Mary and I will keep the Rutledge family in our prayers. ”
78 of 100+ | Posted by: Gene Bowman - Greenville, SC

“Gene, Diane,and Hampton, We are thinking of you, and our prayers will be ongoing. Cassie wlll always be blessing to so many of us who were lucky to...Read More »
79 of 100+ | Posted by: Robin and Phil Shope - Arden, NC

“Diane, Gene & Hampton, Cassie was admired and loved by everyone who knew her. I have many fond memories of Cassie. May God grant you comfort and...Read More »
80 of 100+ | Posted by: Joe & Gretchen Barkowitz - NC

“The Testo family sends our condolences. ”
81 of 100+ | Posted by: Judy Testo - Arden, NC

“Diane, Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. I am so sorry for your loss. I wish I had the right words to help you...Read More »
82 of 100+ | Posted by: Sarah McElhone - Lake James, NC

“Gene, Diane and Hampton; Words cannot convey the sorrow we feel for you all.....Cassie was loved by so many and was and will always be a beautiful...Read More »
83 of 100+ | Posted by: Mary and Doug Mowery - NC

“Dear Rutledge Family, My deepest sympathy for the loss of Cassie. We are so proud of the daughter you raised, and the life she led. She was a...Read More »
84 of 100+ | Posted by: Jon Narveson - Charlotte, NC

“You and your family have been in my thoughts and prayers since I heard yesterday morning. There are not enough words to express how I feel for you...Read More »
85 of 100+ | Posted by: Pat Mosley - Asheville, NC

“Diane My heart aches at hearing of the loss of your beautiful daughter. Words are difficult to express what I feel for you and your family. Please...Read More »
86 of 100+ | Posted by: Eleanor Cook - Harrisburg, NC

“Cassie, you were such a kind person and a true friend to everyone you knew. I can still see your beautiful smile and hear your contagious laugh....Read More »
87 of 100+ | Posted by: Stephanie Roper - Atlanta, GA

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time. ”
88 of 100+ | Posted by: David and Mary Richard - Arden, NC

“I knew cassie only as a classmate in high school, but she was always very kind and happy! I pray for your family during this time of grief! ”
89 of 100+ | Posted by: Samantha Ballard-Costner - FL

“Cassie, you touched my heart in so many wonderful ways. You will always be remebered as one of the sweetest and most cheerful, carrying people i ever...Read More »
90 of 100+ | Posted by: Rashaad Smith - Atlanta, GA

“WE WILL WALK AGAIN The shock is over Reality has set in The tears still rain The heart still aches Your smile will reign again Your kind...Read More »
91 of 100+ | Posted by: Dustin Pulliam - Arden, NC

“We are so sorry for your lose. Cassie touched everyone she met. ”
92 of 100+ | Posted by: Baptiste and Staci Jansen - AZ

“God loaned you a daughter. May your memories give you strength. ”
93 of 100+ | Posted by: Tim & Pamela Roberts - Arden, NC

“Dear Gene and Diane, We are so sorry to hear about Cassie. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this most difficult time. Yours, Meg and...Read More »
94 of 100+ | Posted by: Meg and Jorg Ronke - Brevard, NC

“Words cannot describe this loss. Cassie was a dear friend who brought tremendous joy to so many lives. Her beautiful smile and loving heart will...Read More »
95 of 100+ | Posted by: Michelle Matera - Raleigh, NC

“Cassie, you were a joy to be around and to work with each day. We are grieving with your parents but know that you are with the Lord. God bless you...Read More »
96 of 100+ | Posted by: Joe and Jan Scott - Burnsville, NC

“Diane, Gene & Family, I am so sorry to hear of Cassie's passing. She was a beautiful person inside and out. Your family is in my thoughts and...Read More »
97 of 100+ | Posted by: Hannah Bradley - Charleston, SC

“Dear Gene, Diane and Hampton: How can I ever express how deeply sorry I am for your great loss. Cassie was always so sweet and kind to me and to...Read More »
98 of 100+ | Posted by: Robbie Taylor - Arden, NC

“All of us are deeply saddened by the loss of a truly amazing person. Cassie has made me smile and laugh ever since middle school and high school. ...Read More »
99 of 100+ | Posted by: Mark Stroupe - Raleigh, NC

“My thoughts and Prayers are with you and your family during this hard time. May God hold you in his loving arms and carry you through. ”
100 of 100+ | Posted by: Tina Bates Harwood - asheville, NC


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Fletcher ~ Cassandra "Cassie" Anne Rutledge, 29, of Fletcher, passed away Sunday, November 1, 2009. She was born in Buncombe County and was the daughter of Arthur Eugene and Diane Coleman Rutledge of Arden. She preceded in death by paternal grandparents, Hugh and Selma Worley Rutledge and maternal grandmother, Anne Odom Coleman. She was a 1998 graduate of TC Roberson High School, a graduate of the University of North Carolina � Asheville, and a sister of Alpha Xi Delta Sorority. More recently she worked as the Community Association Property Administrator at Mountain Aire in Burnsville, NC. Cassie was a lifelong member of Skyland United Methodist Church. In addition to her parents, she is survived by a brother, Hampton Howard Rutledge of Cameron, NC; maternal grandfather, Solomon Hampton Coleman of Lady Lakes, Fl., as well as many other close family members and friends. Cassie was known for her generosity of spirit, compassion for others, passion for life, love of animals, loyalty to family and friends, a wonderful laugh, and a smile that warmed everyone she met. A funeral service will be held 11:00 A.M. on Friday, November 6, 2009 at Skyland United Methodist Church with the Rev. Keith Turman and Rev. Ellis Rouse. Burial will follow in Calvary Episcopal Churchyard. The family will receive friends from 7:00 - 9:00 P.M. Thursday at Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian on Long Shoals Road. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mimi Paige Foundation, 1420 N. Fork Road, Black Mountain, NC 28711 or to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Triangle/ Eastern NC Chapter, 7721 Six Forks Road, Suite 136, Raleigh, NC 27615.

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