Mamie L. Bush

Mamie BushMamie L. Bush, 92, of Danbury, wife of Jerry Bush, Sr., was called home to be with her Lord and Savior at dawn on Sunday, November 17, 2013.

Mrs. Bush was born in LeFlore, Mississippi, August 18, 1921, daughter of Judge and Ida (McDowell) House. With her family, they relocated to the state of Missouri settling in New Madrid Township.

She attended New Madrid schools and graduated from New Madrid High School and moved to Danbury in 1942.

A former home health aide with the Visiting Nurse Association of Danbury, she was also a homemaker and the family matriarch.

Active in the community and life of her church, New Bethel Church of God in Christ of Danbury, Mrs. Bush was a founding member and trustee, a member of the Church Mother Board and served as an advisor, a senior Sunday school instructor, past president of the Women’s Department and licensed evangelist missionary.

She enjoyed knitting, sewing, crocheting and antiquing. Most especially, she enjoyed serving her God and through Him extended His love and her love to her family, extended family and friends.

Remaining to cherish her blessed memory in addition to her husband, Jerry Sr. of 72 years, is a son, Jerry Bush Jr.; four daughters, Ida Best, Emma Bush Bourdeaux, Micki Fuller and Susan Bush Harris; a sister, Daisy Freeman; eleven grandchildren and predeceased by a grandson, Samuel A. Fuller; sixteen great grandchildren, ten great great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, in-laws, grand nieces, grand nephews and friends too numerous to mention.

A Going Home Service will take place on Friday, November 22, 2013 at 11:30 am in the New Bethel Church of God in Christ, 26 Liberty St., Danbury with Elder Henry N. White, Sr. officiating.

Interment will follow in Wooster Cemetery, Danbury.

The family will receive friends at New Bethel Church on Friday from 10 am to 11 am.

Contributions in Mrs. Bush’s memory and honor may be made to the Deacon Thelbert Harris, Jr. Scholarship Fund, C/O New Bethel Church.

“I will say of the LORD, He is my refuge and my fortress: my God; in Him will I trust.” Psalm 91

Jowdy-Kane Funeral Home, 9-11 Granville Ave., Danbury is in charge of arrangements.

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