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Betty Jane Craig Rushing

1930 - 2023


McKENZIE, Tenn. - 

Services for Betty Jane Craig Rushing, 93, are Saturday, November 4, 2023 at 1 p.m. at Brummitt-McKenzie Funeral Home with Brother James Hazlewood officiating.  Interment will follow at   Mt. Olivet Cemetery.  

The family will receive friends on Saturday, November 4, 2023 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m..  Mrs. Rushing, a pastor’s wife for 45 years, a former clerk for Woolworths in Jackson, and a former Colonial Bread route salesman with her husband Vance died Tuesday, October 31, 2023 at her son’s residence in Nashville, Tenn.

She was born on March 13, 1930 in Jackson, Tennessee to Shalom and Margaret Craig. Her mother died when Betty was seven years old and was raised by her grandparents, Neal and Mary Cook.  She was a member of Bethel Baptist Church in McKenzie.  

She was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years Brother William Vance Rushing who died February 15, 2006 and her daughter-in-law, Mary Rushing and her grandparents, whom she was raised by.


Survivors include two sons, John T. Rushing of Nashville, David W. (Terri) Rushing of McKenzie, four grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren.   Pallbearers who will be serving are Anderson Rushing, Maddox Black, Hudson Black, David Beal, Jon-Austin Hugueley, Blake Hugueley, and as honorary John Rushing and Nathan Black.

Brummitt-McKenzie Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.  For more information please call (731) 352-4848 or visit www.brummittmckenziefuneralhome.com.