Louise Rushing

Obituary of Louise Rushing

Louise Cox Rushing, 95, of West Columbia entered into eternal rest on September 8, 2018 at her residence. She was born on March 15, 1923 in Cheraw, SC to the late Evans Blair Cox, Sr and Mary Harper King.

Mrs. Rushing had various jobs; her most loved was child care in her home for 20 years. She was a member of Platt Springs United Methodist Church and a Girl Scout Leader.

Mrs. Rushing is survived by daughters, Renee R. Williams, Donna R. Lynch (Ed), Libby R. Elmore (Glenn); sons, Roland D. Rushing, Jr (Tracy), Cyrus A. Rushing (Susan); 12 grandchildren, Nicholas Ekovich, Matthew Ekovich, Luke Lynch, Sam Lynch, Joe Blizzard, Billy Roberts, Zachary Rushing, Connor Rushing, Alex Rushing, Adam Rushing, Daniel Elmore and Kelly Elmore; and 6 great grandchildren, 1 uncle, 4 cousins, 13 nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Rushing was predeceased by her husband of 47 years, Roland D. Rushing, Sr.; and one brother, Evans Blair Cox, Jr.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Lutheran Hospice, 300 Ministry Drive, Irmo, SC 29063; or charity of your choice.

The family will receive friends at Thompson Funeral Home of Lexington on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.  Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at Thompson Funeral Home of Lexington. Interment will be in Celestial Memorial Gardens.