The following obituary just happened to be on the same page as the obit of one of my wife's uncles.
NOTE: Photo shows Sgt. Ruderson to be afro-american.
Published "High Point Enterprise", High Point, Guilford County, North Carolina, Thursday, January 25, 1968, page 10B, col. 3.
SGT. A. L. RUDERSON
Funeral for Sgt. Anderson Linwood Ruderson will be con- ducted Friday at 3 p.m. at Foster Grove Baptist Church, Jamestown, by an Army Chap- lin. Burial will be in Greenhll Cemetery with full military rites. The body arrived in High Point today and was taken to Moore Funeral Home. The body will remain at the funeral home until the funeral and the family will be there tonight from 7 to 9 o'clock. Sgt. Ruderson, 23, of the U.S. Army and 422 Robbins Ave., Jamestown, died Jan. 13 in Viet- nam from gunshot wounds re- ceived in a battle.
The following article/obituary is in Col. 4, same newspaper (next to the photo & obit of Sgt. Ruderson):
Word was recieved here of the death of Luie Ruderson, 76, of Gaffney, S. C. He died Tuesday in Cherokee Memorial Hospital, Gaffney. He was the grandfather of Sgt. Anderson L. Ruderson, who was killed in Vietnam. Survivors include one son, Jessie Ruderson of 509 Henry St.; two daughters, Mrs. Cath- erine Raeford of 1309 Cedrow Ave. and Mrs. Julia Hicks of 422 Robbin Ave., Jamestown; one brother, Leroy Smith of 1007 W. Green Dr.; one grand- daughter; and two great-grand- children. Funeral will be held Sunday in Gaffney, S. C. The body is at Gilmore Funeral Home in Gaffney.