Ruby Pauline "Paula" Rutherford, 56, of Eastpoint passed away on Thursday, July 27, 2017 in Panama City peacefully surrounded by her family.

She is survived by her daughters, Zandria Marie Mispel Greeder, of Norwood, New Jersey, and Xaviera Michelle Rutherford, of Crawfordville; grandchildren, Brianna Rutherford of Tallahassee, Tatiana Scott of Eastpoint, Zayne Scott of Sopchoppy and Ezra Rutherford-Binkley; brothers and sisters, Margie Sanders in South Carolina, Jackie Lynn Sanders and Robert Sanders, both of Crawfordville, Tina Sanders Hartsfield and Carl Sanders, both of Eastpoint, and Dorothy 'Dot' Sanders of Deming, New Mexico.

She was preceded in death by her parents Aaron Jackson Sanders and Cassedra Merle Jones Sanders Nichols; brothers, Clayton Sanders, Harold Wayne Sanders and George Glen Sanders; paternal grandparents, John Woolley Sanders and Pauline Beatrice Revell Sanders; and maternal grandparents, Carl Barton Jones and Ruby Clark Jones.

Funeral services will be held Monday, July 31 graveside at Sanders Cemetery in Sopchoppy at 6:30 p.m. Viewing will be held one hour prior to the funeral.

Kelley Funeral Home is assisting the family in the handling of all services.