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Jimmy Lee Rushing

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Funeral services for Jimmy Lee Rushing, 66, of Como will be conducted at 2 p.m Tuesday, Oct. 6, at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. L. D. Baxley officiating.

Interment will follow at Old Union Cemetery in Mount Pleasant with Weldon Fogle, Davis Jumper, Michael McCool, Bobby Rushing, Brian Rushing, Chancey Clifton, Dillon Clifton and Rowdy Hargett serving as pallbearers. C.W. Harris will serve as an honorary pallbearer.

A formal visitation will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 5, at the funeral home.

Jimmy Lee Rushing died Sunday morning, Oct. 4, 2009, at his residence.

He was born in Pittsburg on Feb. 28, 1943, the son of Claude Lee Rushing and Gussie Fae Rushing.

Mr. Rushing was a retired farmer and a member of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include his wife Brenda Casper of Como; five daughters, Rita Santos of Grand Prairie and Angie Horton, Candy Rushing, Wendy Casper and Lisa Casper, all of Como; three sons, Dusty Rushing of Denton, James Rushing of The Woodlands and Chuck Clifton of Elkins, Ark.; one sister, Mary Therneau of Ga.; grandchildren Samantha Irby, Amber Rushing, Megan Rushing, Chancey Clifton, Skye Hargett, Dillon Clifton, Rowdy Hargett and Alexandria Rushing; and great-grandchildren Braxton Taylor Ford, Hazel Rushing, Triston Moore and Jaxson Irby.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Bobby Rushing; and five sisters, Mae Strange, Fay Whitfield, Peggy Wilcox, Sylvia Rushing and Ruby Rushing.

Arrangements are under the direction of Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home.

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