Lillie Mae Bush

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Lillie Mae Bush

Lillie Mae Bush (Gentry) of Newark, DE, passed away at Heartland House Hospice, Wilmington, DE on Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013 at the age of 73. Lillie was born in Schuyler, VA, daughter of the late Raymond and Blanche Gentry. She graduated from Abemarle High School in 1958 one of the first 4 year graduating classes. She worked as the bookkeeper for Bill Bush Sew n Vac, and was a devoted wife and mother. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends, was an avid bingo player for several years, and was also a huge WWE wrestling fan.

In addition to her parents, Lillie is predeceased by her 3 brothers Raymond, Alvin and Clifford Gentry and her sister Dora Jones. Lillie is survived by her husband of 55 years, William E Bush of Newark, DE. They were married in Charlottesville, VA on August 5th, 1958. She is lovingly remembered by her two daughters Tracey L. Bush of Scottsville VA, Mary B. Taglienti and husband Anthony Taglienti of Newark, DE and grandson Liam Joseph Taglienti; her sister Rose Marie Newton and her husband Samuel Newton of Buckingham, VA and her brother Carl Gentry and his wife Elaine Gentry of Massachusetts, her brother-in-law, Luther Jones of Esmont, VA, sister-in-law, Doris Gentry of Scottsville, VA and her father-in-law Frederick Sharrah of Newark, DE, as well as, many nieces and nephews.

Services will be private and at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Heartland Hospice, 256 Chapman Rd., #102 Newark, DE 19702.

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Stanley S. Yasik, Inc.

Newark, Delaware

(302) 737-4444

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Newark, DE 19711
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Published in The News Journal on Sept. 4, 2013
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