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Children of Vera Blanche James (1892-1989) of Hunt County, Texas and Felix Hardy Rutledge (1891-1941):

1.  Velma Cleone Rutledge:  born June 9, 1912 in Merkel, Taylor County, Texas; married February 1, 1931 in Jones County, Texas to Orvin Leon Robinson (1908-1988); died September 15, 1986 (aged 74) in Trent, Taylor County, Texas; buried at Trent Garden of Memories Cemetery, Trent, Taylor County, Texas; known children include:  Jerry Lynn Robinson, Joanne Robinson and Janie Monette Robinson.

2.  Dorothy Jo Rutledge:  born October 4, 1923 in Merkel, Taylor County, Texas; first marriage in Trent, Taylor County, Texas to Jack C. Watkins (1928-1988); second marriage in Bayton, Harris County, Texas to J.D. Rodgers (1924-2006), son of Dewey Whitman Rodgers and Lola Mae Harrison; died September 19, 1995 in Baytown, Harris County, Texas; buried at Trent Garden of Memories Cemetery; Trent; Taylor County, Texas; known children include:  Lynda Jane Rodgers Henry, Kathi Dianne Rodgers Ewell, and Larry Mack Rodgers.

3.  James Donald Rutledge:  born October 4, 1923 in Merkel, Taylor County, Texas; married December 21, 1946 in Merkel, Taylor County, Texas to Irma Jean Rodgers (1929-); known children include:  James Weldon “Rusty” Rutledge and Donna Lee Rugledge Lawrence.

4.  Alvis Weldon Rutledge:  born June 30, 1926 in Post, Garza County, Texas; first marriage August 17, 1954 in Idaho Falls, Bonneville County, Idaho to Jerry Bloxham (1931-); second marriage March 1999 in Congress, Yavapai County, Arizona to Sandra Lee McCullough; died July 12, 2007 (aged 81) in Paulden, Yavapai County, Arizona; buried in Chino Valley Cemetery, Chino Valley, Yavapai County, Arizona; known children include: Sandy Ann Rutledge and Marty Lynn Rutledge.
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Notes:

Vera Blanche James (1892-1989) was the daughter of Braxton Leftrich James (1864-1923) of Fannin County, Texas and Flora Alice Johnson (1874-1960).

Sources:

Family Records of Marty Rutledge of Loveland, Colorado, son of Alvis Weldon Rutledge (1926-2007).

Find A Grave Memorial for Velma Cleone Rutledge Robinson (1912-1986), Memorial ID No. 24248146, created by Janie Healer Davis, added January 29, 2008.

Find A Grave Memorial for Dorothy Jo Rutledge Watkins (1923-1995), Memorial ID No. 24248287, created by Janie Healer Davis, added January 29, 2008.

Find A Grave Memorial for Alvis Weldon Rutledge (1926-2007), Memorial ID No. 20506492, created by Kenneth D. Bogard, added July 18, 2007.

Photos:

Below Alvis Weldon Rutledge (1926-2007).
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Updated:  March 3, 2019