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1928 Naomi 2020

Naomi Lowry Rushing

September 7, 1928 — April 3, 2020

Naomi Lowry Rushing, 91, of Dyersburg, died Friday, April 3, 2020 at West Tennessee Healthcare Dyersburg Hospital.  Born September 7, 1928 in Camden, she is the daughter of the late Raymond and Zilpha Lowry.  She was a homemaker and a member of Dyersburg First United Methodist Church.

On November 11, 1950, she married James Hudson “Hut” Rushing in Corinth, MS and they raised two daughters, Winona Brewer (Ronnie) of Fairview, Leeta Himes (Keith) of Dyersburg.  Hut preceded her in death on January 31, 2010 after 59 years of marriage.  She is also survived by four grandchildren, Landon Himes (Leah) of Oxnard, CA, Neil Himes (Meitra Que) of Las Vegas, NV, Jedidiah Brewer of Kingwood, TX, Jared Brewer (Courtney) of Jacksonville, FL; and four great-grandchildren, Tucker Himes, Scarlett Naomi Himes, Connor Brewer and Nicolas Brewer.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the family's concern for the health and well-being of others, private graveside services will be held at Benton Memory Gardens in Camden at a later date.

The family requests memorials be directed to the First United Methodist Church, PO Box 452, Dyersburg, TN  38025-0452, Paralyzed Veterans of America: Donation Processing Center, P.O. Box 758589, Topeka, KS 66675-8589 or the Arthritis Foundation, 1355 Peachtree Street NE, Suite 600, Atlanta, GA 30309.

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