Marianna (Lee) Rushing of Springfield passed away Sunday, April 13, 2014 after a long illness. Marianna was born to the late Nora Emily Goss and Thomas Edward Lee on August 13, 1922, in Cedar Gap, Missouri. Marianna and Cecil were married July 5, 1942, had three children and lived most of their married life in Diggins and Springfield, MO. Marianna was a homemaker and enjoyed cooking and family. Marianna volunteered at Cox Hospital for many years. Marianna and Cecil loved traveling with friends from the Good Sam's Club. Marianna was preceded in death by husband, parents and five siblings. She is survived by three children Larry (Gayle) Rushing, Springfield, MO; Cecilia (John) Miller, Sparta, MO; Becky (Phil) Fels, Strafford, MO; 7 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; sister Mona Chappell; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation will be from 6:00-8:00pm, Tuesday, April 15 at Greenlawn Funeral Home-East. Graveside services will be at 10:00am Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at Seymour Masonic Cemetery in Seymour, MO. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Hospice Compassus.
Greenlawn Funeral Home East - Springfield
3540 E. Seminole Springfield, MO 65809
Published in the News-Leader on Apr. 14, 2014