Ruth Elaine Locklear Rushing



Ruth Elaine Locklear Rushing, age 73 of Wagram passed away at her home on Wednesday, June 27, 2018.

Funeral services will be at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 1, 2018 at the Richard Boles Funeral Service Chapel with burial following in Hillside Memorial Park.

Ruth was a daughter of the late Angus and Carrie Strickland Locklear born May 31, 1945 in Scotland County. She was the loving wife to the late James Lee Rushing Sr., who preceded her in death in 2002. She devoted her life to caring for her family as a homemaker and retired after many years of service from ToastMaster. Ruth loved to cook, travel and work in her yard. Her greatest joy was sharing time with her family, especially with grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband, she is preceded in death by daughter-in-law, Tara Rushing.

She leaves behind her son, James E. Rushing, Jr., and grandchildren, Joshalyn, Joshua, Jacob, and great granddaughter, Taralynn all of Wagram; her sister, Geraldine Strickland (Miller) of Bennettsville, SC and nephew, Glen Strickland (Crystal) of Charleston, SC.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 30, 2018 at Richard Boles Funeral Service.