Obituaries: Jan. 8 edition

| January 12, 2014

Andrew W. “Bubble” Moore, 59, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, at home. He was a graduate of R. Nelson Snider High School and worked as a welder. Surviving are his children, Chantel and Javan Moore, Nicole, Andrea and Travis Siess, Jessica and Ian Moore, and Cassandra Zeller; siblings, Delores, Fredrick and Roger Moore, and Alfreda McAfee; companion, Diane Zeller; best friend, Rev. Malcolm Howell; nine grandchildren, and a host of other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ella Calland and Roosevelt Brown; and a brother, Quinton Moore. Services were Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, at Harvest Word of Life Ministries, 2260 Lake Ave., with interment in Lindenwood Cemetery. Arrangements were by Ellis Funeral Home. Send condolences at www.ellisfh.com.

 

Henry Rutledge Jr., 58, of Fort Wayne, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013. He leaves to cherish his memory his mother, Hester Morton Rutledge of Fort Wayne; brothers, Curvie Rutledge and Dennis (Pearl) Rutledge, both of Fort Wayne; sister, Sonya (Richard) Rutledge Byrd of Fort Wayne; daughter, Angelique Neal of Birmingham, Ala.; three nieces; two great nieces; and a host of other family members and friends. He was preceded in death by his father, Henry Rutledge Sr. Services were Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, at Jerusalem Baptist Church, 1151 Frances St., Fort Wayne, with burial in Concordia Cemetery on the corner of Maumee Ave. and Anthony St., Fort Wayne.

 

Richard “Nute” Swain, 69, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013, at Glen brook Health & Rehabilitation Center. Services were Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, at Jerusalem Baptist Church, with interment in Covington Memorial Gardens. Arrangements were by Ellis Funeral Home. Send condolences at www.ellisfh.com.

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