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Rachel Rushing

Rachel Rushing
April 10, 1936 – March 1, 2022
Graveside services for Rachel O’Bryant Rushing, 85, of Ferriday, LA, were March 4, 2022, at Tylertown Cemetery with Rev. Wayne Painter officiating.
She was born April 10, 1936, in Tylertown and died March 1, 2022, at Trinity Medical Center. She enjoyed traveling with her husband, going to state fairs, collecting rocks, painting, shopping, and going fishing.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Smith Rushing; son, Roy Dale Rushing, Sr.; parents, Leslie O’Bryant and Lena Smith O’Bryant; two sisters, Melba Burnthorn and Audine Rushing; and brother, Eldon O’Bryant.
Survivors are her sister, Shirley Holmes of Tylertown; grandson, Roy Rushing Jr. and his wife Jessica of Ferriday, LA; granddaughter, Tori Rushing of Houston, TX; grandson, Blaise Rushing of Natchez; two great-granddaughters, Lydia Faye Rushing and Lena Cate Rushing of Ferriday, LA; nephew, Daryl Burnthorn; nephew, Donnie Burnthorn; niece, Sheila Stegall; nephew, Keith Holmes; niece, Linda Gayle May all of Tylertown; nephew, Chris Ratcliff of Natchez; nephew, Michael Rushing; niece, Melissa Fortenberry both of Tylertown; and niece, Heather Sheers of Kinwood, TX.
Young’s Funeral Home of Ferriday, LA, was in charge of the arrangements. To leave an online condolence for the family please visit

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