Peggy Gaines Rushing
Peggy Gaines Rushing
  • May 27, 1935 - July 30, 2017
  • Meridian, Mississippi

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Graveside services for Mrs. Peggy Gaines Rushing will be held Wednesday at 11:30am in Meridian Memorial Park Cemetery. Rev. Roy Garrett and Rev. Charles Davis will be officiating. Stephens Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Rushing, 82, of Meridian, passed away Sunday at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
She was a longtime faithful member of Westwood Baptist Church. Mrs. Rushing was loved and well respected in her community where she will be remembered as a very caring, giving and courageous lady. The family will always cherish the memory of her love for her family.
Survivors include her husband of 63 years Jack Rushing; children Dana Rushing (Tammy) and Brady Rushing (Kim); grandchildren Matthew Rushing (Jessica), Kellie Rushing Luke (Jess) and Justin Rushing.
Mrs. Rushing is also survived by her great-grandchildren Ava Rushing and Sawyer Kate Rushing along with numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents Howard and Gertrude Gaines; sisters Ouida Walker Arnold, Faye Gaines Pace and her son John Michael Rushing.
Visitation will be held at the funeral home Wednesday from 10am to 11am.
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