Otis Alexander
B: 1956-11-08
D: 2015-11-21
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Alexander, Otis
Harold James
B: 1932-09-12
D: 2015-11-18
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James, Harold
Annie Flowers
B: 1929-07-04
D: 2015-11-17
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Flowers, Annie
Sherry Harris
B: 1959-08-27
D: 2015-11-13
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Harris, Sherry
Brenda Rankins
B: 1944-06-12
D: 2015-11-12
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Rankins, Brenda
Minnie Sharpe
B: 1938-05-09
D: 2015-11-09
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Sharpe, Minnie
Patricia Smith
B: 1943-04-22
D: 2015-11-08
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Smith, Patricia
James Mills
B: 1944-03-07
D: 2015-11-01
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Mills, James
Thomas Hoover
B: 1946-12-05
D: 2015-10-31
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Hoover, Thomas
Larry Johnson
B: 1955-02-22
D: 2015-10-31
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Johnson, Larry
Eric Tucker
B: 1995-09-10
D: 2015-10-27
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Tucker, Eric
Gloria Lankford
B: 1956-09-06
D: 2015-10-24
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Lankford, Gloria
Ronald Cowan
B: 1949-04-22
D: 2015-10-23
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Cowan, Ronald
Richard Martin
B: 1988-02-15
D: 2015-10-13
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Martin, Richard
Geraldine Bunch
B: 1935-12-24
D: 2015-10-13
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Bunch, Geraldine
Versie Wellman
B: 1929-07-17
D: 2015-10-12
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Wellman, Versie
Tiara Allison
B: 1999-10-16
D: 2015-10-11
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Allison, Tiara
Kiyan Alexander
B: 2015-10-05
D: 2015-10-09
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Alexander, Kiyan
Frances Mayberry
B: 1923-06-24
D: 2015-10-05
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Mayberry, Frances
Xao Thao
B: 1920-09-08
D: 2015-10-05
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Thao, Xao
Delaine Fleming
B: 1925-02-23
D: 2015-10-05
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Fleming, Delaine


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The Holiday Remembrance Program will be held on Monday evening, December 14, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. with the annual lighting of The Memory Tree.
The Annual Memorial Service will be held on June 26, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. in The Mary B. Bigham Memorial Chapel of Rutledge and Bigham Funeral Home. Remembering all persons that were funeralized by Rutledge and Bigham Funeral Home for that fiscal year and previous years. Annual Scholarships will also be awarded during this service.
The Mother’s Day gifting of corsages and boutonnieres will be held the first week of May of 2016 in the Mary B. Bigham Memorial Chapel.
The Scholarship Committee receives and reviews all applications and makes recommendations. The designated winner will be announced at the appropriate awards program at his/her school and also at the Annual Memorial Service held in June. All decisions of the Committee are final. The application process will require the following documents: a completed application form which must be legible or typed; recent official transcripts of grades (high school and/or college); a photograph and biographical sketch. These items will not be returned; two letters of recommendation (principal, counselor, minister, etc.) should also accompany this application. All material must be forwarded to: Rutledge and Bigham Memorial Scholarship Committee Rutledge and Bigham Mortuary, Inc. 603 S. Center Street, Statesville, NC 28677 All Applications must be postmarked on or before April 30th.

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Phone: (704) 873-3611
Fax: (704) 872-2589
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Our experience has taught us that when losing a loved one, those left behind feel lost and alone. Many do not know where to turn to or how to cope. Our grief support programs in place are dedicated to helping you during your difficult time and making each day a little easier for you when a loved one is lost.