OLANTA - Carlia Rush, 88, widower of Claudette Sampson Rush and husband of Fannie Palmer Rush, died Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, at his residence, 2966 American Ave., Olanta. He was born July 27, 1929, in Olanta, a son of the late Turner Rush and Elvira McMillan Rush.

Funeral services for Mr. Rush will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at Oak Grove AME Church, 1708 Burnt Branch Road, Olanta. The Rev. Shernard R. Barnes, pastor, officiating; the Rev. Mary Rose, presiding; the Rev. Wessie G. Brown, Minister Willie Rose and the Rev. Oliver Davis, assisting. Burial will follow in the Rush Cemetery, Park Avenue, Olanta.

The family is receiving friends at his residence.

These services have been entrusted to Samuels Funeral Home LLC of Manning.