Virginia J. “Ginny” Rush, 95, of Claysville, Pa. died, Thursday, August 5, 2021 at 2:00 pm in the Washington Hospital after a serious illness of one week.
She was born in Aleppo, Pa., July 30, 1926 a daughter of the late Clyde Lemoyne “Jake” and Martha Jane Yoder Jones, and had resided briefly in the West Finley area prior to moving to Claysville in 1952.
Virginia was a member of the Claysville Baptist Church where she formerly served as a Sunday School Teacher and was a member of the church choir.
She was a 1944 graduate of the former Aleppo High School, and was one of two of the oldest surviving members of the high school, and later graduated from the former Waynesburg College.
She was last employed by the McGuffey School District for 22 years, last holding the position of payroll master prior to retiring.
On June 14, 1946 she married Leo F. “Red” Rush who died March 12, 2008.
Surviving are two sons, Louis P. (Faye) Rush of Fishers, IN. and John L. (Donita) Rush of St. Clairsville, Ohio; a daughter, Nancy (Neil) Brownlee of Claysville, with whom she has shared a home for the past six months; six grandchildren, Cory, Matthew and Chad Rush, Michael and Seth Brownlee, Megan Brownlee Alexander; eleven great grandchildren. Several nieces and nephews.
Deceased in addition to her parents and husband are two brothers, Clyde Keith and Max Jones.
Virginia was the last of her immediate family.
Friends and family will be received from 11:00 am until time of services at 1:00 pm Tuesday, August 10, 2021 in the Claysville United Presbyterian Church, with Rev. Jerome Creech officiating and Rev. August Hurst assisting. Interment will follow in the Claysville Cemetery. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Claysville VFD or a charity of your choice. Arrangements are under the direction of the Kesterson-Rush Funeral Home, LLC 3275 W. Roy Furman Hwy., Rogersville, Pa 15359. Telephone: 724-499-5181.
Please view and sign the online tribute wall at: www.kestersonfh.com.