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Alice "Jackie" Nay Bush, 89, of Fairmont, passed away Wednesday (July 6, 2016) at Fairmont Regional Medical Center.
She was born May 28, 1927, in Fairmont, daughter of the late Glenn Nay and Edna Bessie (Whitehair) Nay.
Mrs. Bush was a homemaker and had previously worked as a waitress at Brooks Grill as well as several other restaurants in Fairmont.
She was a Protestant by faith. She was a member of the Fairmont Moose Lodge No. 9, Ladies Auxillary. She enjoyed dancing and being with family and friends and spent her last few days and nights with her special and loving companion, Ruben Riley, in the comfort of their home that they have recently been remodeling and redecorating together.
Survivors include a son, Walton Dale Bush and his wife Donna Jo; daughters, Susan Reese, Peggy Donlin McLaughlin and Melody Simmons, all of Fairmont; grandchildren, Donna Susan Slamen and husband Roger, Nancy Bass and husband Larry, Genie Reesman and Libby, Danny Donlin Jr. and wife Michelle, Dannyka Wolfe and husband Brett, Desmond Donlin and wife Julie, Joshua Bush and wife Andrea and Amanda Cheuvront and husband Jamie; great-grandchildren, Elizabeth Hamilton, Devin and Noah Reeseman, Seth and Brooke Donlin, Grace, Breanna, Isabelle and Beau Wolfe, Dylan, Mya and Dakota Donlin, Camden Cheuvrant, and soon to be Silas Bush; and a very special friend, Ruben Riley and his sons, Steven Riley and wife Barb, James Riley and wife Barb, David Riley and wife Lisa and Larry Riley and wife Melissa; as well as several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Walton Bush, in 1998; brothers, Paul and Raymond Nay; and sisters, Mary Jane Chandler and Glenola Perpich.
Friends may call from 1-9 p.m. Friday and from 10-11 a.m. Saturday at the Ford Funeral Home, Ford Chapel, 201 Columbia St., Fairmont. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in the funeral home with Pastor Rex Musgrove officiating. Interment will follow at Mount Zion Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be grandchildren and great-grandchildren of the deceased and include Danny Donlin Jr., Desmond Donlin, Joshua Bush, Brett Wolfe, Jamie Cheuvront, Devin Reesman, Noah Reesman and Seth Donlin. Honorary pallbearers are Roger Slamen and Larry Bass.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fordfuneralhomes.com.
Published on July 7, 2016
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