Mr. Ferlon Lafayette Rushing, Sr., age 78, of Ponce De Leon, Florida passed away February 16, 2008. He was born August 12, 1929 in Red Bay, Florida to Eddie and Olive Wilson Rushing.
Ferlon had been a resident of Ponce De Leon for the last 42 years of his life. He was Pentecostal by faith and a member of the Beach Grove Church of God. He loved to fish and being outdoors but his family was his greatest love.
Ferlon was preceded in death by his father and mother, Eddie and Olive Rushing and first wife, Joyce Green Rushing.
Ferlon is survived by his wife, Milbra Rushing of Ponce De Leon, FL, son, Ferlon L. Rushing, Jr. and wife Tarri of Bradford, MA; two step-sons, Bobby Griggs and wife Christine of Ponce De Leon, Florida and Jack Griggs, Jr. and wife Rose of Panama City, FL; two daughters, Tina Tymon of Seneca Falls, NY and Christine Moylan and husband Pat of Auburn, NY and five step-daughters, Linda Ashley of Seneca Falls, NY; Cathy Abernathy and husband Bruce of Villa Tasso, FL; Ann Watson and husband Harold of DeFuniak Springs, FL Debbie Donley and husband Don of Dunnellon, FL and Wendy Scott and husband JD of DeFuniak Springs, FL. He is also survived by many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Visitation services will be conducted at 1:00~2:00 PM, Monday, February 18, 2008 at Clary-Glenn Funeral Home; 230 Park Avenue, DeFuniak Springs, Florida 32435.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 PM, Monday, February 18, 2008 at Clary-Glenn Funeral Home Chapel with Reverends Kenneth Montgomery and James Watkins officiating.
Burial will follow in the Red Bay Cemetery.
Those serving as pallbearers are as follows: Bruce Abernathy, Jeremy Griggs, Bobby Griggs, Jack Griggs, Don Donley and Wayne Sims.
Floral arrangements are being accepted.
[Burial: Red Bay Cemetery, Red Bay]