William Odell


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William Odell Rushing

Jan 18 1925 - Dec 24 2007

William Odell Rushing, age 82, of Sulphur Springs, Texas, passed away December 24, 2007 in Sulphur Springs. William was born January 18, 1925, in Celeste, Texas, to Henry Odell and Mary (Huffman) Rushing. William was a retired Collin county employee, serving as foreman of road and bridge construction. He also served as a Collin county commissioner in Precinct 3. William was a member of New Life Baptist Church in Cooper, Texas. He is survived by his sons, William Dwayne Rushing of Plano, Texas and Gary Odell Rushing of Commerce, Texas; sisters, Nelda S. Young of Trenton, Texas and Clois Agan of Winnsboro, Texas; brothers, Horace Rushing of Pike, Texas, Joe Rushing of Luella, Texas, Glenn Rushing of Trenton, Texas and Doris Rushing of McKinney, Texas; four grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Daniel, Bobby, Edward and Charles Rushing; sisters June McCarley, Mary Ellen Rushing and Shirley Ann Rushing. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM, Thursday, December 27, 2007, at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel in Leonard, Texas with Brother Chad Barnes officiating. Interment will follow at Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Climax, Texas. The family will receive friends during a visitation on Wednesday evening from 7-9:00 PM.
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