Doris Reed Rushton (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. - Funeral Services for Mrs. Doris Reed Rushton, 86, of Bunting Drive, North Augusta, SC, who entered into rest April 17, 2009 will be conducted this Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock from the First Baptist Church of North Augusta. Dr. Randy Cooper and Dr. Gary C. Redding officiating. Interment in Pineview Memorial Park. Mrs. Rushton was a native of Barnwell having made North Augusta her home for the past 57 years. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of North Augusta, where she had attended since 1954. Mrs. Rushton was a past Sunday School Director in the Youth Department, past Vacation Bible School Director, former WMU Director, a member of the Sheffield Club and was very active in Church Missions. She was preceded in death by her husband Mr. Wilson Rushton and a daughter Karen Elaine. Survivors include three sons and daughters-in-law, Tom Rushton, Jr., North Augusta, Verne and Shirley Rushton, North Augusta and Clifford and Beverly Rushton, Graniteville, SC; two brothers, Rubert Reed, Blackville, SC and John Reed, Central, SC; two sisters, Vernelle Hair, Barnwell, SC and Margie Deer, Olar, SC; seven grandchildren, Terry Rushton, Bryan Rushton, Mark Summers, Holly Rushton, Chris Rushton, Keith Rushton and Kandace Dean; three great-grandchildren. Honorary Pallbearers will be members of the Sheffield Club. Active Pallbearers will be Terry Rushton, Bryan Rushton, Mark Summers, Chris Rushton, Keith Rushton and Steven Banks. The family will receive friends at the funeral home this Saturday evening from 6 until 8. The family will be at the residence of Tom Rushton, 2002 Gregory Lake Road, North Augusta, SC 29860. Posey Funeral Directors of North Augusta in charge of arrangements (803.278.1181). Visit the registry online at Sign the guestbook at

The Augusta Chronicle-April 18, 2009