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Ewell Evans Rushton

May 10, 1923 — December 23, 2016

Mr. Ewell Evans Rushton, age 93, of Waverly, TN, passed away Friday, December 23, 2016, in Three Rivers Hospital in Waverly. Mr. Rushton was born May 10, 1923, in Waverly, TN, to Lemuel Green and Della Jane Bohanan Rushton. He was married to Hazel Anderson Rushton. He was a member of the Waverly United Methodist Church and a retired Real Estate Agent. He was a United States Army World War II Veteran and served in General George S. Patton's 3rd Army in Germany. Mr. Rushton was the former owner of Rushton Dry Goods and he opened numerous Dollar General Stores across Tennessee. He was a former President of 1st Federal Savings and Loan in Waverly and Camden, TN, President of S & R Farms, Inc., member of Waverly Exchange Club, former Board Member of Waverly Housing Authority, and dealt extensively in Real Estate Investments. Graveside service and interment of cremains will be 1 p.m., Friday, December 30, 2016, at the Richlawn Cemetery, 2400 Hwy. 13 North, Waverly, TN, with military honors. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Waverly United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 247, Waverly, TN 37185Survivors include:Wife: Hazel Rushton, Waverly, TN3 Sons: Frank S. Rushton (Eva Joy), Waverly, TNPhil A. Rushton (Charlotte), Camden, TNGreg O. Rushton (Debra), Waverly, TN1 Daughter: Eula Jane Kennedy, Waverly, TN10 Grandchildren18 Great GrandchildrenPreceded in death by:Parents: Lemuel and Della Jane RushtonSister & Brother-in-law: Jewel and Ray DanielLUFF-BOWEN FUNERAL HOMERICHLAWN CREMATORYRita G. Oliphant, Funeral Director2400 Hwy. 13 NorthWaverly, TN 37185Telephone 931-296-2437Obituary Line 931-296-3500
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