Ruth Nell Case Rushing

Published 10:10 pm Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Funeral service for Mrs. Ruth Nell Case Rushing will be 11 a.m., Thursday, May 9, 2019, at Riverwood Family, with interment at Gum Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.

Visitation is from 5 until 8 p.m., Wednesday, May 8, at Riverwood and will resume at 10 a.m. until time of service Thursday.

Ruth Nell Case Rushing, 79, of Brookhaven, passed from this life May 6, 2019, at her residence. She was born June 3, 1939, to Elmer Case and Inelle Anding Case. She retired as a certified nursing assistant and was a member of Pearlhaven Baptist Church. Mrs. Ruth was a caring wife, mother, sister, aunt and friend. As a professional caregiver, she was not only concerned with the needs of her patients but her family and friends as well. She will be missed by all who loved her.

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She is preceded in death by her husband, Leon Rushing; parents; daughter-in-law, Patricia Rushing; brother, Robert Eugene Case and sister-in-law, Kathy Case.

Those left to cherish her memory are, her son, Reggie Rushing; daughters, Regina Rushing Whittington and fiancé Michael Walker; brothers, William “Buddy” Case, Charles Larry Case, Marell Case and Desi Lee Case, all of Brookhaven. She is also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, and other loving family members and friends.

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