Donna Rushing – age 58, passed away Tuesday, October 12, 2021 in Webster at Kindred Clear Lake Hospital. She was born in Carthage, Texas on January 26, 1963 to Donald and Mary Louise Harrison Melton. Donna was a strong, kind mother and devoted wife who did her best to stay positive when things were tough. She was also a very determined person. For example, when she was a teenager in 1976, she snuck away from home to see an Elvis concert and in 1977 she snuck out of the house to try to go to Elvis’s funeral. She touched many hearts during her lifetime and she loved her husband and son very dearly. Donna was preceded in death by her husband, Nicky Rushing and her mother, Mary Louise Melton. She is survived by her son, Andrew Rushing of Hardin; her father Donald Melton of Center; her brother, Jonathan Melton of Center; Aunt Beth and Uncle Hiram Melton of Tenaha; and Aunt Loyce Bush of Kingwood. In addition, she leaves behind numerous other loving family members and friends.
Friends are invited to visit with family Tuesday, October 19, 2021 from 1 P.M. to 3 P.M. at Allison Funeral Service. A funeral service will follow at 3 P.M. The Family will Hold another service in Center, Texas on Friday, October 22, 2021 at Providence Missionary Baptist Church starting at 2 P.M. with an interment to follow immediately after at Mt. Olive Cemetery.
Serving the family as pallbearers will be Jonathan Melton, Jason Dedear, Randy Cain, Randol Wiggins, Aaron Deacon, Kevin Rushing, Andrew Smith, Johnny Stanley, Huey Conn, Randy Melton, Johnny Rushing. Honorary Pallbearers Tim Tate, Randy Wiggins, Alex Khalil, Louis Runnels, Don Gardner, Bill Rushing, William Reynolds, Jose Olmos, Larry Jackson, and J.P. Prichard
The Family would like to say a special thank you to Jason Dedear.
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