Dura Mae Wheeler Rushing, 91, of Center, passed away Saturday, June 25, 2016, in Center.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Monday, June 27, 2016, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center. Funeral service will be held at 9:00 a.m., Tuesday, June 28, 2016, at Watson & Sons Chapel with Bro. Don Noble officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Olive Cemetery in San Augustine County.
Mrs. Rushing was born October 3, 1924, in San Augustine County, to Early Earnest Wheeler and Frances Valley Perry Wheeler. She loved quilting, cooking, gardening, writing poetry and spending time with her family. She was a member of Old Salem Baptist Church.
She is survived by
Hugh William Rushing and wife, JoAnn
Kevin Rushing and wife, Samantha
Sue Francine Rushing Garner and husband, Roy Don
Norma Jean Rushing Runnels
Anita Jackson and husband, Larry
Sherry Parks and husband, Charles
A number of great grandchildren and great great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends
Sister-in-law: Dorothy Langford
Preceded in death by
Parents: Early Earnest Wheeler and Frances Valley Perry Wheeler
Sons: Nicky Rushing, Albert Earl Rushing