February 6, 1932 - March 18, 2019
Virginia Meek Rush, a long time Miami School teacher passed away on March 18, 2018 at Higher Call Nursing Center in Quapaw, OK at the age of 87. She was born on February 6, 1932 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to Everett L. and Mary Lee (Davenport) Meek. Visitation will be Sunday March 24th from 2-4 at Brown Winters Funeral Home. Services will be Monday March 25th at 10am at First United Methodist Church in Miami with Taud Boatman officiating. Interment will be at the GAR Cemetery. She married Paul Rush on Feb. 12, 1976. After 40 years of marriage he preceded her in death on April 22, 2016 She was also preceded in death by both parents and a son, Steven E. Hollis. Survivors include a daughter Cindy Brown and her husband Steve of Miami, grandsons Kevin Brown of Oklahoma City, OK and Keith Brown of Webb City, MO. A daughter in law Ann Hollis and granddaughter Sarah Hollis of Austin, TX and a sister Marilyn J. Meek of Houston TX. She graduated from Putman City High School, received her BS degree in elementary education, and her Master’s Degree and an Education Specialist Degree from Pittsburg, KS. After teaching in Miami for 29 years she retired in 1990. The Oklahoma Retired Educators Association elected her as a state VIM in 2015. After retiring she helped in restoring the Coleman Theater. She also assisted in the start-up and completion of the Miami Senior Center, where she served on the board of directors and as president. During her life she enjoyed traveling around the world, serving on several church mission trips, and working at a boy’s camp on Rainey Lake in Canada for 5 years during the summer. She was a member of PEO chapter DR, the TNT Sunday School Class, and First United Methodist Church of Miami. In lieu of flowers the family ask you to make memorials to First United Methodist Church or the charity of your choice. Visitation will be 2-4PM on Sunday, March 24, 2019 at Brown-Winters Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Miami. Services are 10AM Monday at First United Methodist Church in Miami with Reverend Taud Boatman officiating. Interment will follow at the Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery in Miami under the care of Brown-Winters Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Miami. Friends and family may send the family notes of encouragement by viewing Mrs. Rush's Tribute Page at www.brown-winters.com.
Virginia Meek Rush, a long time Miami School teacher passed away on March 18, 2018 at Higher Call Nursing Center in Quapaw, OK at the age of 87. She was born on February 6, 1932 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to Everett L. and Mary Lee (Davenport)... View Obituary & Service Information
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