BERNIE - Winnia Faye Rush, 63, of rural Bernie, died Jan. 16, 2003, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter.
Born Jan. 2, 1940, in Winston County, Ala., she was the daughter of the late William Travis and Laveda Sewell Garrison.
On June 30, 1956, in Kennett, she married John Rush who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: four sons, Marty Rush of Austell, Ga., David Rush of Kennett and Travis Rush and Benjamin Rush of Poplar Bluff; seven daughters, Paula Collier of Dexter, Joanne Coblentz of Sarasota, Fla., Treca Rush of South Point, Ohio, Johnetta Garbiso of Walsenburg, Colo., Wanda Matthews of Bernie, Sandi Podskoc of Warner Robbins, Ga., and Beckie Collier of Sikeston; four brothers, Crant Garrison of Lithia Springs, Ga., and Cecil Garrison, Jimmy Garrison, Roger Garrison and Eddie Garrison of Douglasville, Ga.; one sister, Nancy Chapman of Alabama; and 21 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
One son, Clifford Ray Rush, and one great-grandson, Blake Edward Jordan, preceded her in death.
Visitation is from 10 a.m. Sunday until service time at 2 p.m. at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie. The Rev. Earnest Puckett will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Smith-Stevenson Cemetery.