Anna "Ann" Lute

February 16, 1947 - May 3, 2024

Anna "Ann" Lute, age 77, of West Union, Ohio, passed away Friday, May 3, 2024. Ann was born February 16, 1947 in Adams County, Ohio to the late Charles and Thelma (Dunkin) Bayless. In addition to her parents, She was preceded by her husband, Ronald Lute. She was preceded by her daughter, Tonya; son, Thomas; three brothers: George, Johnny and Charles Bayless; three sisters: Dorothy Bradford, Edith Barnes, Betty Brewer; and sister-in-law / friend Erma Bayless.

She is survived by her daughter, Rhonda (Scott) McFarland; step daughters, Linda Lute and Debbie Lute; brother in law, Melvin (Johanna) Lute; three sisters Jane Stout of Manchester, Ohio, Linda (John) Crawford of West Union; Mary Rhoads of Peebles; two brothers Roger Bayless of West Union and Larry (Vivian) Bayless of Manchester; two grandchildren Savannah (Nate) Bennington and Carson (Madison) McFarland; great grandson Caesynn McFarland and many nieces, nephews, family and friends.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: The Ronald Lute Memorial Scholarship Fund at First State Bank and The National Bank of Adams County.

The visitation is 11 - 1 PM Wednesday, May 8, 2024, at Lafferty Funeral Home, 205 South Cherry Street, West Union, Ohio 45693.

The graveside funeral and interment is at 2 PM Wednesday, May 8, 2024 at West Union Village Cemetery. Scott McFarland will officiate.

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Lafferty Funeral Home Incorporated serves the family.


Phil and Vicki Rhonemus - May 13, 2024
Dear Lute and Extended Families, Keeping all of you in our prayers and thoughts at this time. Sincerely,
Judy A Laney - May 7, 2024
So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers to all
Elaine Lafferty - May 6, 2024
All of Ann's family have my sincere sympathy. She was a kind lady. And will be missed by so many.