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Myrtle Foster Rush
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Obituary for Myrtle Foster Rush


Myrtle Foster Rush, 87, resident of 108 Hillcrest Dr., widow of Ben T. Rush, died Friday, October 20, 2017 at Hospice Care of the Piedmont, Hospice House.

Born in Greenwood County, July 25, 1930, she was a daughter of the late Lewel Roper and Runette Worthington Foster. Mrs. Rush was a 1949 graduate of Greenwood High School and retired from the office of Drs. Moore, Parham, Schanen and Eichelberger.

A Charter Member of Woodfields Baptist Church and the TEL Sunday School Class, she was also a member of the church choir, WMU Director and taught in the Sunday School and the Church Training Union.

Surviving are two daughters, Debbie and husband Ted Strickland of Sevierville, TN and Terri and husband Bobby Cox of Greenwood; a brother, Lewel R. Foster, Jr. of Greenwood and two sisters, Mary Stewart of Laurens and Linda Davenport of Greenwood; grandchildren, Jacob Cox of Winston-Salem, NC, Tanner Strickland and Sara Cox, both of Greenwood; one great-grandson, Henry Cox of Winston-Salem, NC.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2PM Sunday from the Blyth Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Robert Miller, Rev. Ben Hjalmer and Rev. Chuck Sprouse officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Memorial Gardens.

Pallbearers will be John Day, Roy Schumpert, Preston Sprouse, Travis Poore, Brent McKellar, Preston Day and Tom Cole.

Honorary escort will be members of the TEL Sunday School Class of Woodfields Baptist Church.

The family is at the home in Woodfields and will receive friends at the funeral home from 1 to 2 Sunday afternoon.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Woodfields Baptist Church, 1708 Marshall Road, Greenwood, SC 29646 or to Hospice Care of the Piedmont Hospice House, 408 W. Alexander Avenue, Greenwood, SC 29646.

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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Blyth Funeral Home & Cremation Services

1425 Montague Avenue
Greenwood, SC 29649





2:00 PM
Blyth Funeral Home & Cremation Services

1425 Montague Avenue
Greenwood, SC 29649

Cemetery Details


Greenwood Memorial Gardens

3302 Highway 25 North
Hodges, SC 29653


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