378 Flatwoods Corner Road
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Flatwoods, WV 26621
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January 21, 1930 – January 19, 2019

Alma Rush
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Obituary for Alma Rush

Alma Wanda (Ramsey) Rush, 88, of 460 Back Street, Burnsville, WV slipped away peacefully at her home surrounded by her loved ones on Saturday, January 19, 2019 at her home. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She was born January 21, 1930 in Clay County, WV to the late S.V. Ramsey and Myrtle (Wood) Ramsey of Clay, WV. Alma was preceded in death by her husband, Everett “Pee Wee” Rush on July 9, 1968. She is survived by her longtime companion, Lester Singleton who has been by her side for forty plus years.
Alma is survived by son Jerry Rush and wife Kathy of Moorefield, WV, daughter Peggy Woodruff and husband Ken of Brooksville, FL and Connie Knicely and husband James of Buckhannon, WV. Also surviving are 8 grandchildren, and 9 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her father, mother, and husband, Alma was proceed in death by son Barry Rush on January 11, 2012. She was also preceded in death by infant sisters Alfreda Ramsey and Ester Ramsey, siblings Jayne Gill, Carl B. Ramsey, Ella Legg, Ruth Strickland, Samuel Allen Ramsey, Naomi “Tootie” Rush.
Alma loved to raise a big garden, tend to her flowers, can vegetables, was a good cook, sewing, and make quilts. Alma treasured spending time with her family especially her grandchildren.
Family will receive friends for visitation on Thursday, January 24, 2019 at the Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home, 378 Flatwoods Corner Road, Flatwoods, WV 26621 from 5-8 p.m. Funeral Services will be held on Friday, January 25, 2019 at the Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Ronzel Roberts officiating. Internment will follow services in the Ramsey Cemetery in Clay County, WV. The Rush family can receive condolences at stockert-paletti.com
The Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home of Flatwoods, WV will be in care of the arrangements for Alma Wanda (Ramsey) Rush.

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First Visitation

When Thursday, January 24th, 2019 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home
378 Flatwoods Corner Drive
Flatwoods, WV 26621
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Friday, January 25th, 2019 11:00am
Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home
378 Flatwoods Corner Drive
Flatwoods, WV 26621