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“Wilma and myra so sorry about your loss may god heal things for you ”
1 of 10 | Posted by: David Ice - friend of family

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you during your loss. I will always remember Aunt Jenny's witty personality and the time that we spent together...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Stacey Earl - Martinsburg, WV

“Sending prayers and thoughts to the family. We are related through my Grandmother Anderson, who was a half-sister to I Molly. Sad that we have not...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Velva Anderson Heck - Fairmont, WV

“Sorry for the Loss of your Mother. I always enjoyed visiting with her and Aunt Molly. ”
4 of 10 | Posted by: Garland Maze - Cousin

“Russel, Karin, Evie, Sarah, Dennis and all of your Family -- please know that you are in our prayers and thoughts at this difficult time. May your...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Anita Kear and Daughters

“I'm so sorry for your loss. Virginia was a good and loving woman. I know she is warmly welcomed in Heaven ”
6 of 10 | Posted by: stella - fairmont, WV - friend

“Dear Chuck (Sonnie) and family, I am so very sorry to read of the loss of your mother. It is never easy to lose a parent. No matter how old we are,...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Alice Smith Grillo - Hilton, NY

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this most difficult time. Marion County Senior Citizens. ”
8 of 10 | Posted by: Vicki Nichols - Fairmont, WV

“Wish the family many thoughts and prayers. She will have plenty of family and friends welcoming her to the gate. She will be missed. ”
9 of 10 | Posted by: Bob and Michelle Donaldson

“Sorry for the passing of your mother. ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: Sue Donaldson Clay - Cottageville, WV


Virginia Rush

Virginia Belle Priest Rush, 86, of Bunner Ridge passed away on Saturday, March 28, 2015. She was born in Marion County on December 9, 1928 a daughter of the late Nolen Gibson Priest and Mary Molly (Rush) Priest.
She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Charles Wesley Rush, Sr. on March 27, 1991. The couple were married in 1947.
Virginia was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She loved being a homemaker, cooking, baking and watching the children. She enjoyed playing cards, camping, traveling and telling stories. Most of all Virginia loved raising her large, wonderful family. She was a member of the Mt. Nebo Church of Christ.
She is survived by her children, four sons, Charles W. "Sonnie" Rush, Jr. and his wife Margie of New York, Russell Rush and his wife Karin of Ohio, Raymond Rush of Ohio and Donald Rush of Arizona; three daughters, Wilma Biddle and her husband Garry of Fairmont, Kay Bunner and her husband Frankie of Bunner Ridge and Carol Huffman and her husband Frank, with whom Virginia made her home, of Bunner Ridge; 70 plus grandchildren and great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren.
Also surviving is her sister, Lena Simmons of Atlanta Georgia; three sisters-in-law, Gerrie Priest, Mary Priest and LouBelle Priest; a son-in-law Tom Shorter and several caring nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, Virginia was preceded in death by a daughter Elsie Shorter; a grandson, Timmy Sutton; three brothers, Floyd Priest, John Priest and Charles Priest; and a sister, Darlene Rush.
Friends and Family may call at the Carpenter and Ford Funeral Home, 209 Merchant Street on Monday from 1pm to 9pm and Tuesday 11am to 1pm.
The funeral service will be at 1pm on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 with Minister Norman Floyd officiating. Interment will follow at the Mt. Nebo Cemetery.
Condolences may be left for the Rush Family at www.carpenterandford.com

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