Services for Waynda Lea Rushing, 73,  Kingston will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 27, 2008, in Watts Funeral Home Memorial Chapel with Chris Webb officiating. Interment will follow in Woodberry-Forest Cemetery.


Services for Waynda Lea Rushing, 73,  Kingston will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 27, 2008, in Watts Funeral Home Memorial Chapel with Chris Webb officiating. Interment will follow in Woodberry-Forest Cemetery.


Born Jan. 20, 1935 in Madill to Wayne Theodore Cooper and Willie Jane Johnson Cooper, she passed away Thursday, May 22, 2008, at a Kingston health care center. She was preceded in death by her parents, step-father W. C. “Dub” Jester, and two brothers, Bob and Joe Cooper.  


Waynda was raised in Madill where she lived her entire life. She married Bobby Gene Rushing on July 28, 1952, in De Queen, Ark. Waynda loved working in her church. She worked in the nursery for more than 30 years and taught Sunday school classes.


She took great pleasure in watching her children and grandchildren participate in all sporting and band activities. Waynda also enjoyed attending any of the Madill sporting events.        


Survivors include her husband, Kingston; her children, Randle Gene Rushing and his wife, Sue, Ardmore, Lorrie Ann Gorrell and her husband, Gabriel, Madill, Kelly Sue Lowe and her husband, Greg, Madill, and Jennifer Joann Rushing, Madill; her grandchildren, Skyler and Kellanie Lowe, Madill, Tabatha Scasta and her husband, Matt, Madill, Matt Rushing, Ardmore, and Shannon Trammell, Madill; and great-grandson, Reign Scasta, Madill; and a sister, Linda Sue Carver and her husband, Jerome, Memphis, Tenn.


Bearers are Jonathan Vann, John Edd Long, John Long, Joe Trammell, Tommy Sandefur and Greg Martens. Honorary bearers are Charlie Wayne Rushing, Richard Rushing, David Rushing, R. L. Rushing Jr., Thomas Rushing,  Billy Keith Rushing, Terry  Eldridge and Jerry Eldridge.         

                  
Visitation is 1-9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.  Family hour is 6-8 p.m. 


Condolences may be sent to wattsfuneralhome.com.