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Shelby Jean Rushing

February 17, 1941 — October 23, 2023

Shelby Jean Rushing

Mrs. Shelby Jean Foster Rushing, age 82, of Dukedom, TN
passed away Monday, October 23, 2023 at the Weakley County 
Nursing Home in Dresden, TN. 

She was born on February, 17, 1941 in Weakley County,
TN to the late Carl Hamilton Foster and Geneva Cashon Foster.

Shelby was a member of the South Fulton Baptist Church. She was
a retired seamstress for the former Fulton Manufacturing and
Liggett. She loved her grandchildren and loved going to yard sales.
Shelby lived all of her life in this area. 

She is survived by two sons: Rodney (Tonya) Rushing of
Dukedom, TN and Robert (Susan) Rushing of Fulton, KY,
two grandchildren: Kristeena Shelby-Aden Rushing of Mayfield,
KY and Rose Caroline (Elijah) Wiggins of Independence, MO,
a great-grandson Noah Gene Beamish of Mayfield, KY and 
a brother, Tim Foster of Martin, TN.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her 
husband, Bobby Gene Rushing. 

Graveside services will be held at 11AM Saturday, October 28,
2023 in the Oak Grove Cemetery. There will be no visitation held
at the funeral home and friends are asked to meet at the cemetery at
the hour of service. 

Memorials may be made to the Oak Grove Cemetery Fund, c/o
Sherrill Reams, 5122 Country Club Rd, South Fulton, TN 38257.


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