Delores "Dee Dee" Gray Rush, 66, died on Sunday, June 28, 2020, at her home.
Born on Sept. 18, 1953, in Pensacola, Florida, she was a daughter of Stewart Austin Rush and the late Shirley Gray Moore Rush. She was a member of Alice Drive Baptist Church. She was a registered nurse and worked in labor and delivery. She loved gardening, flowers, hiking, bird watching and travel. Her greatest joy was spending time with her grandchildren.
Survivors include her father of Sumter; her fiance, Benjie Reynolds of Blythewood; two daughters, Christy Hutchinson Lyles (Gerald) of Sumter and Mandi Wilson of Charleston; four grandchildren, Anna Lyles, Bryce Lyles, Cooper Wilson and Liza Gray Wilson; a brother, Leonard Austin Rush (Karen) of Alameda, California; a nephew, Eric Rush; and a niece, Katy Rush.
She was preceded in death by a brother, James Stewart Rush.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Alice Drive Baptist Church with the Rev. Dr. Clay Smith officiating.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 950 48th Ave N., Suite 101, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577.
Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home and Crematorium of Sumter is in charge of the arrangements.
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