OXFORD — Jane Negus Rush, 83, of Samuels Court, died Tuesday, March 16, 2021, at her home. Born on June 28, 1937, in Franklinville, New York, she was the daughter of the late Warren E. Negus and Kathryn C. Boyer Negus. She attended Grove City College in Pennsylvania and this is where she met and married her late husband, George B. Rush, in 1957. They lived in Columbia, South Carolina, several places in Michigan and many years in Hoffman Estates, Ill. She lived the last 40 years of her life in Henderson.
Jane held several jobs over her life, including Union Oil in Chicago, Roses Stores and the CM Tucker Lumber Company. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church Henderson where she sang in the choir for many years. She spent some time doing volunteer work, including being part of the cleanup Henderson committee.
A private memorial service will be held Sunday at First Presbyterian Church by the Rev. Matthew Copple.
She is survived by her daughter, Catherine Rush-Braswell and husband, Joseph, of Durham; her son, George Warren Rush and wife, Linda, of Henderson; a granddaughter, Kelly Twisdale; and a grandson, Benjamin Rush.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church, PO Box 726, Henderson, NC 27536.
Arrangements are by J.M. White Funeral Home.