Martin Ernest Bush
Martin Ernest Bush
  • January 25, 1945 - March 22, 2014
  • Mississippi

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Martin Ernest (Ernie) Bush, 69, died Saturday, March 22, 2014 at the Central Mississippi Medical Center. Funeral services will be 11:00 am on Wednesday in the chapel of Wright and Ferguson in Clinton. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 pm Tuesday and after 10 am Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Lakewood Memorial Park.

Mr. Bush was born and raised in Ellisville, MS the son of the late, Thermon Leroy and Ida Belle Turner Bush. He graduated from Ellisville High School, where he played football. He then attended Jones Junior College before going to the Nashville Diesel College. On his return to Jackson, he worked for Allied Equipment and Puckett Machinery where he retired in 2001. He was always smiling and was known as a big teddy bear. He loved dominoes, fishing, hunting and spending time with his family and friends. If you knew him you loved him.

Survivors include, his son, Martin E. Bush, Jr. and his daughter-in-law Ann of New Boston, TX; his daughter, Beth Braswell and his son-in-law Robbie of Clinton; his sister, Elaine Bush of Clinton; his triplet grandchildren, Bailey, Olivia and Arianna Braswell; his long time companion, Iris Johnson; and his little dog, Angel.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Mississippi Animal Rescue League, 5221 Greenway Dr. Ext, Jackson, MS 39204 or the Mississippi Wildlife Federation, 517 Cobblestone Ct., Suite 2, Madison, MS 39110.