Katherine Jenkins Rush
Katherine Jenkins Rush was the youngest daughter of the late Willie Jenkins and Jessie Davis Jenkins. She was born on June 30, 1922 in Aynor, South Carolina. Early on, Katherine joined St. John FreeWill Baptist Church where she served faithfully in many auxiliaries for over seventy years. She was also a mother of the church.
Katherine was a member of Aynor Star Chapter #173 for over 55 years. She was the Worthy Matron, Associate Matron and a Star Point in the Chapter.
Around 1940, Katherine married the late O'neal Rush. This union tragically ended due to O'neal's military service in World War II.
The youngest of her siblings, Katherine outlived her parents, four brothers, and three sisters. She is survived by her children,
Victoria Rush Evans (Joseph), Mary Elizabeth Rush Jones (Bobby),
Deborah Rush Gore (Julius), Peggy Gerald and Judy Belton, a sister-in-law, Alma Jenkins, her grandchildren, Anthony Evans (Jacqueline), Antonio Evans (Gabriela), Cheryl Evans, Keith Jones, Sabrina Brown (Daryl), Tara Smith, Corey Evans (Sakinah), Gerard Jones, Detra and Julanda Gore, Keyara Carter and 29 Great and Great-Great Grandchildren.
The Rush family is at her home on St. John Road in Gal. Ferry.
The funeral services will be on Saturday, May 11 at 2:00 pm and visitation will be on May 10 from 6:30 - 8:30 pm, both at St. John. Latimer's Funeral Home is in charge.
Published in The Sun News from May 5 to May 10, 2013