PIEDMONT -- James E. Rudd, 83, died March 9, 2003, at the Beverly Health and Rehabilitation Center in Dexter.
Born Nov. 20, 1919, at Bogota, Tenn., son of the late William A. and Lessie Bell Chappell Rudd, he was a former employee of Brown Shoe Company at Piedmont. A U.S. Army veteran, he served in World War II.
Survivors include: three sons, Eddie Rudd of Dexter, Roger Rudd of Charleston and Nils Rudd of Piedmont; one daughter, Donna Rutherford of Oxnard, Calif.; one sister, Willie Mae Nix of Senath; and seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Mr. Rudd was cremated and no services are scheduled.