Violet Anderson Rushe, 91, of 1341 Paradise Road, Edenton, NC, died Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at Chesapeake General Hospital. She was born on November 1, 1925 in Pasquotank County, NC to the late Charles and Margaret Anderson. She was a faithful member of the First Christian Church serving as a custodian. She loved being with family and playing Sega Penguin land, Bingo, cooking, sewing plastic canvases and doll babies, which were her comfort.
She is survived by two daughters, Rita Sadler (William) of Moyock and Joyce Price (Acie) of Edenton; two sons, Ray Burnette (Mary) of Elizabeth City and Jimmy Rushe (Becky) of FL; 17 grandchildren, a loving great granddaughter, Maris Price; 24 other great grandchildren; and 20 great great grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, April 15, 2017 at First Christian Church officiated by Rev. Larry Neal. The family will receive friends immediately following the service at the church. Burial will be in Old Hollywood Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Society, 1305 Navaho Drive, Suite 101, Raleigh, NC 27609. Twiford Funeral Home, 405 E. Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is assisting the Rushe family. Online memorial condolences may be sent to the family at www.TwifordFH.com.
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