Patricia Jewell Rutherford

November 7, 1946 - July 28, 2020
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Patricia Jewell Rutherford of La Vista, NE passed from this life Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at Methodist Hospital in Omaha, NE. She was 73.

Patricia was born November 7, 1946 in Ardmore, OK to Doris D. and Willie Jewell (Favors) Payne. She had lived in Omaha for less than a year moving from North Miami, OK. She was a homemaker.

Patricia was preceded in death by her husband Roy E. Rutherford , February 7, 2017 her parents , 4 brothers Virgil Payne, Charles Payne, Jerry Payne and Darrell Payne and 2 sisters Lillie Dardene and Darlene DeSilva.

Patricia is survived by 2 sons Tim Rutherford and wife Shannon of Jay, OK and Darrell Rutherford and wife Alison of Papillion, NE, 1 daughter Mary Banyard of Omaha, NE, 1 brother David Payne of Miami, OK, 3 sisters Wanda Barr of Baxter Springs, KS, Mickey Vogle of Chetopa,KS and Debra Crumrine of Chetopa, KS, 7 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, August, 1, 2020 at Paul Thomas Funeral Home Chapel in Miami, OK. Mike Earp will officiate. Garett Ervin, Tristan Banyard, Sean Rutherford, Tim Rutherford, Darrell Rutherford, Jake Payne will serve as pallbearers. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Friday evening at the Paul Thomas Funeral Home Chapel in Miami, OK. Services have been placed in the care of the Paul Thomas Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Miami, OK. Online condolences may be made at