June 11, 1927 - August 19, 2018
Erma Joy Guyton Rush, 91, of Bristol, Tennessee, passed away on Sunday, August 19, 2018 at her residence. She was born in Bladenboro, North Carolina, a daughter of the late Dewey Douglas Guyton Sr. and Mary Helen Davis Guyton. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Willis Bradford Rush, Sr. “Bill”; her son, Willis Bradford Rush, Jr. “Brad”; one brother, Dewey Douglas Guyton, Jr.; and her father and mother-in-law, Baxter and Margaret Rush. Erma was a wonderful mother and grandmother. She was an active member of Euclid Avenue Baptist Church where she served in various ministries including meals on wheels, decorating the church for Christmas, and visiting the shut-ins. She was a secretary and accountant having worked for Duke Power Electrical Company in Charlotte, NC and an accounting firm in Southern Pines, NC. She is survived by her son, Douglas H. Rush; daughter-in-law, Penny Cooper Rush; grandson, Cameron B. Rush; granddaughter, Rachel B. Rush; special sisters-in-law, Jean Guyton and Jackie Sparks; one special brother-in-law, Mack Rush; and several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 12:00 PM until 1:45 PM on Saturday, August 25, 2018 at Oakley-Cook Funeral Home in Bristol, Tennessee. The funeral service will follow at 2:00 PM with Dr. Bob Jones officiating. The committal and interment service will follow at Glenwood Cemetery in Bristol, Tennessee. Pallbearers will be family and friends. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Euclid Avenue Baptist Church, 900 Euclid Avenue, Bristol, VA 24201. The family would like to extend special thanks to Charles Bales, Nancy Bales and Penny Rush for all their love and care shown to Mrs. Rush. Arrangements especially for Mrs. Rush and her family have been made through Oakley-Cook Funeral Home & Crematory.
Erma Joy Guyton Rush, 91, of Bristol, Tennessee, passed away on Sunday, August 19, 2018 at her residence. She was born in Bladenboro, North Carolina, a daughter of the late Dewey Douglas Guyton Sr. and Mary Helen Davis Guyton. In addition to... View Obituary & Service Information
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