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    - Ernestine Hawkins
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Simple Tribute Funeral & Cremation Center
Rockville, MD


Edna Gail Bush  

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March 23, 1949 January 18, 2018  
Edna "Gail" Bush, a resident of Rockville Maryland, was the first surviving child of Deacon Abner and Victoria Medlock Bush. She completed her B.S. degree at the State University of New York at Cortland in 1973. Years later she earned her Master's in Health Services Management at the New School for Social Research in New York City.
Gail was married to Willie H. Little Jr. from 1971 to 1983, they adopted their daughter, Stacey Jenette Bush-Little in 1975, who pre-deceased her.
Gail was employed with former Office of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities of the state of New York for 34 years, retiring in 2004 from the state's Regional Office as a grade 25 Contract Specialist.
Gail loved to write poems, lyrics and family history stories. She wrote A Lifetime of Lyrics and Poems, Last Days with Our Father, and A Grandmother's Prayer for her family. In 2017, with co-author Natonne E. Kemp, Gail published There Is Something About Edgefield, Shining a Light on the Black Community through History, Genealogy and Genetic DNA, in honor and loving memory of their parents.
Gail is survived by her sister, Brenda W. Bush-Bell, brothers, Abner Calvin Bush and Victor L. Bush; nephews, Abner Amarr Bush, Aaron W. Bush, and Anthony B. Bush; nieces, Nyja N. Bush Stringer, Vanessa M. Bush, Sierra A. Bush; grand-niece, Alijha A. Bush and grand-nephews, Alexander "Xander" Abner Stringer, Aaron W. Bush Jr.; sisters-in-law, Sheila Jones Bush and Rosamond Mason Summers. Sister friends: Evelyn Lomax Moore, Irma Morris, Kathy Kenny, Mary Baker Brown, and Louise Fickens. Co-author and Rocky Pond Press business partner Natonne Elaine Kemp, and friend Robert N. Pickney. A memorial and private interment are planned for a future date.

Published in The Washington Post on Jan. 26, 2018
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