- [S104] Cocke County, Tennessee, and its People, Cocke County Heritage Book Committee, (Walsworth Publishing, 1992), 256.
- [S4] Knoxville News-Sentinel (Tennessee), 20 Jul 2001.
RUTHERFORD , LOWELL V. "YOGI" - age 62 of Maryville died Wednesday July 18, 2001 at Blount Memorial Hospital. He was a member of Taylor's Grove Baptist Church in Sharps Chapel, Tenn. and a member of Blazing Star Masonic Lodge #455 in Sharps Chapel. He was a driver for Transport Service in Loudon, Tenn. Preceded in death by father, Alfred Relford; grandparents, Tom & Rispy Robinson. Survivors include; wife of 42 years, Carol Rutherford ; sons, Steve & Michael Rutherford of Maryville; daughter, Vickie Rutherford of Knoxville; grandchildren, Allen & wife, Crystal Rutherford of Maynardville, Laura & Matthew Rutherford of Powell, Mary Elizabeth Rutherford of Maryville; great grandchildren, Colton & Carolyne Rutherford of Maynardville; grandmother, Luster Singleton of Knoxville; mother, Maggie Welch of Halls; sister and brother in law, Irene & DeWayne Walker; brother & sister in law, Lawrence & Betty Rutherford all of Corryton; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and many friends. Pallbearers: Ernie & Erwin Berry, George Relford, David Hickman, Robby Neel, Rick Atkins. Honorary pallbearers; Barney Patton, Robert Welch, John Harris, Joe Dockery, Danny Baker. Family and friends will assemble for graveside service and interment at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 21, 2001 at Grandview Cemetery with Rev. Jerry McBee officiating. Family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. Friday July 20, 2001 at West Chapel Smith Mortuary Maryville. 983-1000. www.smithmortuary.com