George M. BushNovember 7, 1936 ~ November 29, 2017 (age 81)
George M. "Mack" Bush, age 81, of 70 Bush Road, Vienna, died Wednesday, November 29, 2017, at his residence.
Born in Vienna, he was the son of the late Joseph Daniel Bush and Gertrude Peavy Bush. Mack was a true patriot. He served his country with honor for over 20 years in the United States Army. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War and received 2 Purple Hearts, a Silver Star and 2 Bronze Stars. He was an amazing husband, the best father his daughters could have asked for and an awesome Grandpa to his grandchildren and great grandchildren. Mack considered himself lucky to have his wife, Norma and called her "his beautiful bride" daily. He was a great friend to many and above all, he was a Christian. He was a hero to his family and will be sorely missed by them and his many friends.
Wife: Norma Bush of Vienna
Cheryl Benton (Ronnie) of Snellville
Gwen Reimer (Harry) of Charleston, SC
Lisa Tucker (Lorne) of Perry
Penney Bush of Charleston, SC
Peggy Cooper (Billy) of Dallas
Joyce Lancaster of Cochran
Grandchildren: Allison Crisp (Will), Brooke Benton, Amanda Martin (Alden), J. T. Benton, Lindsay deYampert (Sullivan), Michael Benton and Samantha Hammond
Great Grandchildren: Autumn Martin, Hunter Crisp, Lucy deYampert and Addilyn Martin
He was preceded in death by his sister, Joan Bush Weise.
Funeral services will be at 11 AM Monday, December 4 in Smyrna Baptist Church. Interment with full military honors will follow in the church cemetery.
The family will greet friends 3 - 5 PM Sunday, December 3 at the funeral home.
Memorial gifts may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8517.
Brannen-NeSmith Funeral Home of Vienna has charge of arrangements.