Clara Eileen Bush

SEBRING – Clara Eileen Bush, 95, peacefully passed away at the Crandall Medical Center in Sebring on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013.

Eileen was born April 23, 1918 in Shanesville, Ohio, daughter of the late Irvin and Verla Zeigler.

She graduated from Greenford High School. Eileen and her husband, Lester Bush, had resided in Salem, Wintersville, Athens then retired in Salem.

Eileen will join her husband, Lester Bush, whom she married May 29, 1939 and preceded her in death in September of 2002. A newborn son also preceded her in death. She also joins her brothers, Roger, Louie, George, Eugene and Earl Zeigler.

Lester and Eileen were members of the Salem First Friends Church. She was also a member of the Christian Women?s Club and a volunteer with the American Cancer Society.

She is survived by her sister, Shirley Kelly of Killeen, Texas, and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013 at the Stark Memorial Funeral Home with Rev. David Barry officiating. Calling hours will be held on Thursday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home prior to the services. Burial will be at Hope Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.

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