Maxine Virginia Rushton

May 21, 2012

Maxine Virginia Howard Rushton 91 of Decherd, TN, died May 21, 2012. She was born on March 8, 1921 in Cissna Park, IL to Vachel & Mary Geraldine (McIlvain) Howard. She married Albert R. Rushton in Waverly, IN on December 17, 1941 and he preceded her in death on June 20, 1975. Mrs. Rushton was a 1940 graduate of Burlington High School. She was of the Episcopalian Faith. Her memberships include; O.E.S. in Crawfordsville, Beta Sigma Phi Sorority, the American Legion and the Elk Ladies, both in Lafayette. Mrs. Rushton worked at J.C. Penney in Crawfordsville for 10 years.

Visitation and Services

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 26, 2012 at the Goodwin Funeral Home. Friends may visit one hour prior to the service. Burial will be held in Green Lawn Memorial Park.

Survived by:

2 Daughters: Anita (John) Rushton Miller of Winchester, TN and Regina (Gary) Rushton Tamblyn of Elizabeth, CO 3 Grandsons: Jeff Miller, Mark Miller and Matt Miller all of Nashville, TN 5 Great Grandchildren, Ben, Alyssa, Jacob, Grant and Sidney Miller

Preceded by:

She was preceded in death by 3 brothers, William Russell Howard, Homer Junkin Howard and infant Harold Howard and 1 sister, Louise Howard Loveless.


3 Condolences for “Maxine Virginia Rushton”

  1. Mag May 25, 2012 at 6:32 pm

    Anita, John, sons and grandchildren:

    So sorry to read where your Mother/Grandmother passed. You were very fortunate to have her in your lives for many, many years.

    She is at peace now; you know she is being well taken care of with no more pain or discomfort in her Life.

    Steve, Mary and I plan to attend the viewing tomorrow. Love ~ Mag

  2. Mark Weaver May 26, 2012 at 5:04 pm

    Maxine took care of me as the nanny for my brothers and I when I was young. We called her Nanna. I have fond childhood memories of her as the sweetest woman in the world, taking care of me with love and compassion. I will always have a big place in my heart for Maxine. I’m so glad she is in Paradise now with Jesus!

  3. Douglas Weaver May 27, 2012 at 12:33 pm

    Maxine (nanna) is part of many fond childhood memories of mine. I am sorry for your loss, and I will always remember what she did for me growing up.
    Douglas Weaver

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