Harriet E. Rudisill, 84 of Pittsburg, KS., passed away Wednesday December 29, 2010 at Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg.

Harriet E. Rudisill, 84 of Pittsburg, KS., passed away Wednesday December 29, 2010 at Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg.

She was born September 18, 1926 in St. Paul, KS., the daughter of Eugene and Harriet (Maguire) Fortune.  She was a graduate of St. Francis High School.  She had been a resident of Pittsburg nearly all of her life.

Harriet married Bill Rudisill on January 24, 1953 in Pittsburg, KS.  He preceded her in death April 27, 1991.

She worked for Bell Telephone as an Operator for 10 years, retiring in 1957.

Harriet was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Altar Society, Southwestern Bell Telephone Employees, and Rosary Group.

Survivors include 4 sons, Bradley Rudisill and wife Debra of Gallap, New Mexico, Edward Rudisill of Andover, KS., Greg Rudisill of Pittsburg, KS., and Daniel Rudisill of Weir, KS.; 1 Daughter, Ann Osner and husband Jim of Conway Springs, KS.  12 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, 1 son, Rodney Rudisill,  5 sisters and 3 brothers.

Mass of Christian burial will be 10:00 A.M. Monday, January 3, 2011 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, in Pittsburg with Father Thomas Stroot as celebrant.  Burial will follow at the Highland Park Cemetery.  The parish rosary will be recited at 7 P.M. Sunday, January 2 at the Bath-Naylor Funeral Home in Pittsburg, where the friends will receive friends following the rosary until 8 P.M.  Friends may call the funeral home after 2 P.M. Sunday.  Condolences can be sent to www.bathnaylor.com  

Memorials may be made to the Our Lady of Lourdes Memorial Fund.  Memorials may be brought by or mailed to the Bath-Naylor Funeral Home, 522. South Broadway, Pittsburg, KS. 66762.