Dorothy Ware Rushing, 76 of El Dorado, died Saturday, August 27, 2011 at Hudson Memorial Nursing Home following a lengthy illness.
Born December 16, 1934 in Haynesville, LA she was the daughter of Arla M and Vivian Carter Ware who preceded her in death. Mrs. Rushing was a homemaker and a member of Rhodes Chapel United Methodist Church.
A devoted wife and mother, she is survived by her husband of 55 years, William M. Rushing of El Dorado, three sons, Randy Rushing and his wife Beth of Memphis, TN, Jerry Rushing and his wife Sharon of Huntington Beach, CA and Tom Rushing and his wife Mary of Kingwood, TX along with two sisters, Wanda Duncan and husband John of Emerson, AR and Peggy Pease and her husband Kyle of Kennewick, WA. Surviving grandchildren are Brandon Rushing, Candace Rushing, Cameron Rushing, Maggie Page all of Memphis, TN, Jessica Davis and her husband Bryan, David Rushing, Jacob Rushing, all of Huntington Beach, CA, Matthew Rushing and Shelby Rushing both of Kingwood, TX along with one great-grandson, Landon Davis of Huntington Beach, CA.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 A.M. Tuesday, August 30, 2011 at Rhodes Chapel United Methodist Church with Rev. James Rawls officiating. Interment will follow in Rhodes Chapel Cemetery under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday evening from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P. M.
Memorials may be made to the Rhodes Chapel Cemetery Fund, P.O. Box 131, Lawson, AR 71750.
An online registry is available at www.baileyfuneralhome.net.