October 6, 1924 - January 27, 2014
Thursday, January 30, 2014 1:00 PM Oak Dale Cemetery Chapel
Betty Joan (Rush) Furrow, 89, of Urbana, Ohio passed away Monday, January 27, 2014 in Mercy McAuley Center.
She was born October 6, 1924 the daughter of Lawrence and Ethel (Strayer) Rush.
Betty was employed as a receptionist for Dr. Theodore Richards. She was an organist for 45 years at First Baptist and was a volunteer at Mercy Hospital.
She is survived by her sons, Larry E. Furrow and Daniel Furrow; grandson, David (Melissa) Furrow; great grandchildren, Austin and Sarah Furrow.
She is preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Mel Furrow; daughter-in-law, Judy (Hawkins) Furrow.
A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, January 30, 2014 in the Oak Dale Cemetery Chapel with Chaplin Nancy Hardin officiating. Services are entrusted to VERNON Funeral Home, Urbana.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Cancer Association of Champaign County, P.O. Box 38125, Urbana, Ohio 43078 or PAWS Animal Shelter, 1535 W. US Hwy 36, Urbana, OH 43078.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com
Joan was one of my favorite volunteers. She always had a lovely smile and happy disposition. She made all of the anxious families feel at ease in the surgery waiting room where she volunteered.
Your family is in my thoughts and prayers,
Lynn White, Director Volunteer Services
Mercy Memorial Hospital
I write to assure Dan and your family that I am praying for you during these difficult days. I am thankful for the promise and certainty of the resurrection to eternal life and commend your mother into the hands that created her!
Pastor Daniel M. Powell