BEECH GROVE -- Marie J. Rushton, 94, of Beech Grove, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2006.
Born July 14, 1911 in Linton, she was the daughter of Frank and Elise Rode. In 1936 in Indianapolis, she married Gerald D. Rushton. He preceded her in death.
She graduated from Linton High School and went to work at Real Silk, IRS, and Blocks Department Store. She was a member of the Faith United Church of Christ in Beech Grove and the Women's Guild.
Survivors include: her sons, Ronald and his wife Sandy, and Frank and his wife Donna; grandchildren, Ronda and her husband Tony Freije, and Douglas Rushton and his wife Emily; step-grandchildren, Kelly and her husband Jerry Mock, and Bradley Rodgers and his wife Sally; great-grandchildren, Alyssa, Lindsay, and Ryan; and step-great grandchildren, Richard, Brooke, Bailieann, Raymond, and Naomi.
She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters, Elizabeth Rode and Toni Cunningham, and a brother Frank Rode, Jr.
Funeral service will be Friday at 1:30 p.m. at Little & Sons Funeral Home, Beech Grove Chapel, 1301 Main St., Beech Grove. Burial will follow in Washington Park East Cemetery.
Friends may call today from 4-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Diabetes Association or the American Cancer Society.