IDA AGNES HOLDER RUSHING, 88, of Ranger, TX passed away
on May 22, 2010 in Eastland. Burial was in Cross Roads
Cemetery near Ranger.
Agnes was born March 8, 1922 in Ranger to Stonewall Jackson
(SJ) and Ida May (Clark) Holder. She married James Franklin
Rushing in 1940 in Dublin. For several years they lived nine
miles north of Ranger and in 1953 they moved to Ranger where
they lived for many years.
She worked beside her husband in the fields before moving to
town where she helped him in the radiator shop, then for many
years she was an LVN at Ranger General Hospital until retiring.
For the last six years and seven months she resided in the
Valley View Healthcare Center in Eastland.
Agnes was dedicated in her faith and contributed in church
activities for many years. She made fresh yeast rolls for
many church functions and for shut-ins. She was a remarkable
seamstress, cook, cake decorator and gardener. She loved her
family and her church family. She was very active in World
Bible School correspondence courses for many years. Agnes
gave her life to her faith and her family and was an excellent
wife and mother. She will always be remembered for her kind
heart, her bold personality, her strength and her delightful
smile. The world is a better place for having been blessed
with her presence.
Agnes was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, a
granddaughter, Kimberly Lynn Rushing & a great-granddaughter,
Her immediate family includes, daughters, Frances Hitt of
Cisco, Linda Wilson of Fort Worth, Barbara White and husband,
Charles, of Ranger; sons, Larry Rushing (RHS-1972) of Hearne
and James Rushing (RHS-1977) and wife, Jennifer, of Ranger;
11 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and 5 great-great