Alene Rush

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Alene Rush, born on April 13, 1929 in Center, Arkansas went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on November 7, 2016 in Conroe, Texas at the age of 87.

She married the love of her life, Orville Coleman Rush on July 15, 1946. From this union they had 6 kids; twins, Jimmy and Johnny Rush, Brenda Rush Beckwith, Theda Rush King, Mary Rush Williams, and Gloria Rush Eason. They raised their family in Kokomo, Indiana where she was a very caring and loving home maker while her husband worked in the steel mills. They moved to Conroe, Texas in 1978 after Orville retired to be closer to her family. Alene loved spending time with family and caring for her grandchildren during the day. She also loved spending her time reading a book or crocheting crafts. She was a faithful member of Mims Baptist Church in Conroe, Texas.

She was preceded in death by her father, Martin Norris; mother, Lockie Norris; brother, Lamon Norris; brother, Boyd Dale Norris; sister, Alamola Morgan; and son, Johnny Rush.

Her survivors include her children, Jimmy Leon (JR) Rush and wife Paulette of Willis, Texas; Brenda Beckwith and husband Gerald of Willis, Texas; Theda Rush King of Conroe, Texas; Mary Williams and husband David of Conroe, Texas; Gloria Eason and husband Al of New Caney, Texas. She also leaves behind her 10 grandchildren, Scott & Theresa Rush and their 3 children, Tammy & Jason Talley and their 3 children, James (Bub) & Cindy Rush and their 11 children, Erica Beck and son, Conna Purcell & John and their 6 children, Tara & Chris Lindborg and their 3 children, Ashley & Hadi Yassine and son, Jessica & Josh Sturgeon and their 3 children, Jenabre & Matt Adams and their 3 children and Meagan Beckwith She also had 1 great great grandchild; brother, TJ Norris; sisters, Lynda Norris & Barbara Green, numerous nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.

Pallbearers will be Matt Adams, Jason Talley, David Williams, Gerald Beckwith, Alfred Eason, and James O. Rush.

Honorary pallbearers will be Gabe Talley and James Rogers.

We would like to thank Altus Hospice and Conroe Health Care Center for their extended care and loving support.

Viewing will be Wednesday evening from 5-7 pm at Metcalf Funeral Directors, 1801 East White Oak Terrace Conroe, Texas 77304, and the Funeral Service will be Thursday, 2:00pm at Metcalf Funeral Directors, with a graveside service to follow in Conroe Memorial Park Cemetery located at 1600 Porter Rd. Conroe, Texas 77301.


Published on from Nov. 8 to Nov. 21, 2016
Arrangements under the direction of:
Metcalf Funeral Directors
1801 East White Oak Terrace | Conroe, TX 77304 | (936) 756-3311
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