Brenda Rush

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Brenda Gail “Lu” Brewer Whitlock Rush, 59, of Panacea, Florida, passed away Sunday morning, July 19, in Tampa, Florida.
Born December 6, 1955, in Royston, GA, she was the daughter of the late James William and Sarah Ruth Elrod Brewer. She was the sister of the late Wayne Brewer. She was a former resident of Toccoa, GA. She was a graduate of Piedmont College, and Florida State University.

Survivors include her husband William Rush, two daughters, Rebecca Varetoni, Tallahassee FL, and Jill Whitlock, Crawfordville, FL; one son and daughter-in-law, Casey and Pamela Whitlock, Pensacola FL; four grandchildren, Naomi, Case, Wyatt, and Vince; one sister and brother- in-law, Teresa and Mike Thomas, Carnesville, GA; sister-in-law, Joanne Bearden, Conyers, GA; ; three aunts, Diane Simmons, Toccoa, Mattie Norris, Eastanollee, and Estelle Brown, Carnesville; several nieces and nephews.

Services will Thursday afternoon at 2pm at B D Ginn Memorial Chapel with Rev. Leon Carson and Rev. Tommy Childress. Interment will be in Hopewell Presbyterian Church Cemetery.

The body is at Ginn Funeral Home, Carnesville. The family is at the home of her sister, Teresa, 111 Thomas Lane, Carnesville. They will receive friends Wednesday evening from 6 until 8pm. Condolences may be left for the family at


  1. We are sorry for loss. May God be you and your family.

  2. Rebecca, Boone, Jill, and Naomi I am sorry for your family’s loss.

  3. Deborah Farmer Torres
    July 22, 2015 - 6:58 pm

    Teresa so sorry to hear this my heart is broken God bless all of you at this sad time

  4. Dean and Donna Carlsen
    July 22, 2015 - 10:12 am

    Casey and Pam, you have our sympathy. Our prayers are with you.

  5. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Especially with Casey, his dad, and little Case.

  6. Teresa becky csses and jill I am so sorry for your lost I love brenda just like a sister we had a lot of good times togther my. prays are with. you all may God be with yall during these hard times,

  7. Linda & Blanton Payne
    July 21, 2015 - 8:05 pm

    We are so sorry to hear about the death of your sister. You have our deepest sympathy.

    Linda and Blanton Payne

  8. Lisa Dixon and Kelly Hall
    July 21, 2015 - 5:55 pm

    Casey and Pam,

    Our thoughts are with you. We love you guys.

  9. To Becky and family,I’m so sorry for your loss. I will be thinking and praying for you.

  10. To Becky and the rest of the family ,I’m so sorry for you loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  11. Melissa Stewart
    July 21, 2015 - 9:16 am

    To Rebecca and family,
    I am so sorry for your loss. I will be keeping you in my prayers.

  12. Casey & Pam, I am so sorry for your loss. I know your hearts are aching for the one you love. My prayers are with your family during this time.

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