Myrtle I. Bush

LISBON – Myrtle I. Bush, 82, of state Route 45, died at 12:40 a.m. Thursday at Opportunity Homes, where she had resided since 1981.

Miss Bush was born Oct. 3, 1931 in Salem, a daughter of the late Arthur E. and Myrtle (Steffell) Bush and had lived all of her life in the area.

She had worked at the Columbiana County Sheltered Workshop and had attended the Lisbon Baptist Temple.

She is survived by her “family and friends” at Opportunity Homes, who will miss her dearly, and the adult senior center.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her aunt, Martha Bush.

A memorial service will take place at 11 a.m. Monday at Opportunity Homes, 7891 State Route 45, Lisbon, Ohio with the Rev. Matthew Camlin officiating. Private burial will take place at Grandview Cemetery, Salem.

Arrangements are in the care of the Eells-Leggett-Stauffer Funeral Home.

Friends may view Myrtle’s memorial webpage and send condolences online at