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Darrell Rushing

December 26, 1948 ~ August 8, 2022 (age 73)

Obituary

Darrell Rushing, 73, of Independence, MS passed August 8, 2022 at his residence. He was a truck driver for over 45 years. He loved being around all his family and spending time with them. He was always so proud of his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Darrell was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church. He knew he was ready to meet our Lord and now he is celebrating life!

He leaves behind his wife, Bessie Mary Clanton Rushing; three children, Cindy Lucas (George) of Independence, MS, Jim Sanders (Angie) of Hernando, MS and Stacy Leeton (Jim Holmes) of Olathe, Kansas; five grandchildren, Devin Sanders (Kathleen Schroeder) of Texas, Zachary Leeton (Savannah) of Independence, MS, Amber Leatherwood (Blake) of Independence, MS, Sierra Sanders (Ben Umberger) of Independence, MS and Tara Cook of Hernando, MS; two great grandchildren, Sadie Leeton and Tennessee Umburger; and sister, Nancy Smith (Fred) of Independence, MS. He also leaves a number of nieces and nephews. 

Pallbearers for the service are Devin Sanders, Zachary Leeton, Blake Leatherwood, Ben Umberger, Kris Clanton and Cody Smith. Honorary Pallbearers are Mark Rhodes, Bob May, Ken Hatton, John Lucado, Harold Miller, Jerry Pope and Wayne Thomas.

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
August 13, 2022

9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Mt. Zion Baptist Church
9290 Highway 306
Coldwater, MS 38618

Funeral Service
Saturday
August 13, 2022

11:30 AM
Mt. Zion Baptist Church
9290 Highway 306
Coldwater, MS 38618

Interment following funeral service
Saturday
August 13, 2022

Mt. Zion Cemetery
5600 Hwy 305
Coldwater, MS 38618

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