Originally created 01/12/00

Ms. Alma Bush



AIKEN -- Ms. Alma Dicks Bush, 94, of Augusta Road, died Saturday, Jan. 8, 2000, at Pepper Hill Nursing Home.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Park Missionary Baptist Church, Beech Island, with the Rev. J.B. Moody officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Ms. Bush, a native of Barnwell County, was a domestic worker and a member of Park Missionary Baptist Church.

Survivors include five sons, William Bush, James Bush, Earl Bush and Walton Bush, all of Aiken, and George Bush, North Augusta; a daughter, Laura Long, Aiken; a brother, Harold Dicks, Bronx, N.Y.; a sister, Leola Scott, Aiken; and 17 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild.

Pallbearers will be Gill Hodges Bush, Joe Eldridge Pressley, Tony Bush, Robert Bush, Reginald Bush and Karl Bush.

Friends may call at the residence or at Cheatham Funeral Home, New Ellenton.

The Augusta Chronicle Jan. 12, 2000