ALBANY -- Eloise Sheffield Rushton, 95, of Albany, died Saturday, December 15, 2012.

Her funeral service was held on Monday, December 17, 2012 at 2 PM at Byne Memorial Baptist Church with burial following at Floral Memory Gardens. The Rev. Dr. Matthew Nance and the Rev. Charlie Brown officiated.

Mrs. Rushton was born in Blakely, GA and moved to Albany in 1943. She was a longtime member of Byne Memorial Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Elbert Lee Rushton, and her daughter, Eloise Ann Forsyth.

She is survived by her son: David Rushton and his wife Peggy, Albany; her daughter: Mary Lee Haynes and her husband Buddy, Leesburg; 4 grandchildren: Cliff Rushton and his wife Emily, Peggy Ann Thompson and her husband Ben, Kim Lindsey and her husband Scott, Trey Haynes and his wife Stacy; 5 great grandchildren: Zachary Bullard, Logan Bullard, Baylee Lindsey, Mallory Lindsey, Mils Haynes; her brother: Edmund Sheffield and his wife Florece, Coleman, GA; her sister: Carolyn Burnett, Cuthbert, GA.

Those desiring may send memorials to the Living Legacy, C/O Byne Memorial Baptist Church, 2832 Ledo Rd., Albany, GA 31707.

You may sign the online guestbook and share your memories with the family of Eloise Sheffield Rushton by visiting Kimbrell-Stern's website at www.kimbrellstern.com.

Kimbrell-Stern Funeral Directors

Albany 229/883-4152