Adam Spatz Rudisill
(September 10, 1872 – June 16, 1952)
Funeral service for Adam S. Rudisill, 79-year old resident of Polk County who died at his home on Hill Krest Monday, was held Thursday afternoon at 2:30 at the Geyer Chapel, with the Rev. John Simpson, officiating. Internment was in Pinecrest cemetery, under the direction of the Geyer Funeral Home.
Pallbearers were Aaron Cunningham, D. W. West, Curt Shields, John Byers, Z. L. Maury and H. E. Clark. Honorary pallbearers were R. P. Geyer, Rev. W. T. Van Horn, Walter Hicks, M. T. Pierce, Joe Garland, W. R. Golden and J.C. Shepherd.
Mr. Rudisill was born September 10,1872 at Northcumberland, Pa. When he was a small child he moved with his parents to Illinois and a few years later they moved again to Olivet, S. D., where he grew to manhood. He was a farmer by occupation, and had homesteaded a farm in Harding county, S.D. He was united in marriage January 30,1892,to Miss Anna Bingaman, at Olivet, S. D.
He later moved to Backoo, N. D. where he lived for 20 years. He came to Arkansas and settled near Mena, together with his wife about 10 years ago, and has spent the balance of his life here.
He and Mrs. Rudisill celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary, January 30 of this year. He had been a member of the Modern Woodmen for over 50 years. He was a lover of the outdoors, and loved horses. He was a good husband and father, and a friend to everyone. He leaves to mourn his passing, his wife, Mrs. Anna Rudisill of Mena; one sister, Mrs. J. S. Myers of Sioux Falls, S. D.; a half sister, Mrs. Littie Schaffer of Polo, III.; one son ,Alvin Rudisill of Kennedy, Minn.; one daughter, Mrs. Ray Young of Mena, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.