Marsha Lynn Rushing

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Marsha Lynn Rushing, 43, of Leachville, died Thursday, March 10, 2011, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at St. Louis, Mo., she had been a lifelong Leachville area resident.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Charlie and Fannie Burks, an aunt, Norma Jean Bunch, and an uncle, Charles Burks, Jr.

She is survived by her mother, Linda Rushing of Leachville; an aunt, Wanna Branch of Manila; two uncles, Glen Burks, and his wife Shelvie of Jonesboro, and Fred Burks, and his wife Carol of Manila. She also leaves two "best buddies", Mike Green and Ellen Pearl Hamilton.

Funeral Services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Howard Funeral Chapel in Leachville with Rev. Linda Brewer officiating. Burial followed in the Monette Cemetery. The family received visitors Friday from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

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