Long time Alice resident, Shirley Rush, left this earth on Wednesday, July 9, 2014, after a short illness.
She was born December 7, 1935 to Cecil and Maureen Childress in Magic City, TX.
She is preceded in death by her parents, brother, Johnny Paige, and oldest son, Cecil Journey.
If love could have saved her, she never would have gone.
Shirley is survived by her husband of 41 years, JL Rush, one sister, Illene Stanwood, two sons and their families, Michael Journey (Patti and Drew), Richard Journey (Stella, David, and Crystal), one daughter, Rebecca Anderson (Luther, Brannon, Haley, Amber, Luke, and Emily), two stepsons, Jerry and Steve Rush, and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.
Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, July 11, 2014 at Holmgreen Mortuary with the family receiving friends from 5 to 7 p.m.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 12, 2014 at Holmgreen Mortuary, followed by a graveside farewell at Alice Cemetery, Hwy 281 and Martin Luther King Blvd.
In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to Alzheimer's Association at alz.org.
Arrangements are entrusted to Holmgreen Mortuary, Alice, Texas. Condolences may be offered at www.holmgreenmortuaryinc.com.