Funeral services  for  Mrs. Mary Alice Ragland Rush,  80, of  
the  McCoinsville community of Jackson County, Tennessee,
will   be   held   at   11 A.M.   on   Thursday,   June  11, 2009, at
Anderson – Upper Cumberland Funeral Home   in   
Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow in the Pharris Cemetery in the
McCoinsville community of Jackson County, TN.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday from  12  Noon –
9 P.M., and Thursday from 9 A.M. until time of services.

Mrs. Rush  passed  away  on Monday, June 8, 2009, at NHC
Health Care Center in Cookeville, TN.
  
She was born October 3, 1928,  in  Jackson  County,  TN, to
the  late
Herbert Watson  and  Fronia Ann Vinson Ragland.
On  February  18, 1947,  she  was  married  to  the late
William
McKinley “Doc” Rush
,  who  passed away May 20, 1987. She
was a teacher assistant at the former Fox Middle School,  and a
member of the McCoinsville Church of Christ.

In addition to her husband and parents,  she  was  preceded in  
death  by  
1  Daughter: Mary Ann Allen;  3  Brothers: Ezell,
Larry M.,     and     Coy Ragland;    
1    Brother-in-Law:   Larry
Robinson;  her  
Mother-in-Law: May Carr Rush; and 1  Sister-
in-Law and Brother-in-Law:
Ann and John Augusto.

Survivors   include   
2  Sons: William Herbert (Lorie) Rush of
Clinton Township, MI, and Paul M. (Jackie) Rush of Gainesboro,
TN;  
2 Daughters:  Janet Jones of Gainesboro, TN,  and  Patsy
Darnell (Danny) Welch  of  Monterey,  TN;   
7   Grandchildren:
Ricky Dale Allen, Kimberly R. Allen, Christopher Robbins, Dusty
Jones, Brad Jones, Nicholas Rush, and Aaron Joseph Welch;  
5
Great Grandchildren:  
Samantha Allen, Anthony Allen, Tiffany
Allen, Hannah Jones, and McKenna Jones;
4 Brothers: Haskell
(Betty) Ragland,    Ted (M.B.) Ragland,   Ralph (Judy) Ragland,
and Donnie (Sandy) Ragland, all of Gainesboro, TN;  
1  Sister:
Moydene Robinson of East Pointe, MI;  and  
2  Sisters-in-Law:
Adelle Ragland  of  Granville, TN,  and  Faye Spivey Ragland of
Gainesboro, TN.

Bro. Jimmy Anderson will officiate at the services.
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