Hellen Jeanne Rutledge
Hellen Jeanne Rutledge
  • October 21, 1934 - June 19, 2017
  • Richardson, Texas

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Hellen Jeanne Rutledge passed away on Monday, June 19, 2017 in Richardson, TX at the age of 82. She was born to Lawrence (Louie) & Ruby Greenwell on October 21, 1934 in Henderson, TX.

Hellen and Will Rutledge were married for 39 years. She worked for the University of Texas at Dallas for over 20 years. She enjoyed the outdoors, camping, and visiting Colorado. She was also a Girl Scout leader. Her real passion was for animals. In her younger years she was a barrel racer. She took in rescue dogs and bred Cairn Terriers. Hellen was the proud owner of show dog champions. She also trained dogs in obedience and tracking.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Will Rutledge; & brother, Sidney Greenwell.

Those left to cherish her memory are her children, Mark Rutledge and Jeanne & husband, Darren Bridges; grandchildren, Tanner Heming & Tatum Heming; and sister, Ann Huennekens.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, June 22, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at Anderson-Clayton Bros. Funeral Home in Terrell, TX. Graveside Services will also be on Thursday, June 22, 2017 at 12:30 p.m. at College Mound Cemetery in Terrell, TX.