Lela Mae Payne Rushing Daniels

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Roller-McNutt Funeral Home
115 S. Broadview
Greenbrier, AR  72058
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Service Schedule
Funeral Service
Southside Baptist Church
153 Sulphur Road
Damascus, AR  72039
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
11:00 a.m.
Rushing Cemetery
Hwy 9
Rushing, AR  72560

Lela Mae Payne Rushing Daniels

of Damascus, AR

April 6, 1913 - March 10, 2018

Lela Mae Payne Rushing Daniels, 104, of Damascus, Arkansas went to her Heavenly home on Saturday, March 10, 2018. She was born on April 6, 1913 in Bee Branch, Arkansas to the late Jackson and Ida Payne. She married Joseph Blake Rushing on November 1, 1930 and he passed away in 1988 and then she later married, Lodell Daniels, who also preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by a son, Blake Winford Rushing; grandson, Gordon Wayne Pryor; three brothers, Raymond Payne, James Payne, and Junior Payne; and two sisters, Verlie Wood and Lily Duncan.

Lela was a homemaker. For many years she lived in Rushing, Arkansas, where she was the Assistant Postmaster with her husband, Blake, and also helped run the Rushing General Store. She always wanted to be a teacher, so she taught at Bible School, Youth Camp, and Sunday school. She met with friends for Bible study on Tuesday nights. She was a member of Southside Baptist Church in Damascus, Arkansas. She always witnessed for the Lord and loved everybody. She was a member of several choirs, sang in a quartet, and attended singing conventions regularly. She enjoyed cooking, crocheting, quilting, and laughing.

She is survived by her sister, Wilma Ward of Irvine, California; brother, Gearl Payne (Mary) of Bee Branch, Arkansas; two daughters, Frieda Pryor (Frank) of Damascus, Arkansas and Rozell Lewis of Morton, Illinois; six grandchildren, Cheryl Fraim (Don) of Tremont, Illinois, Joe Stubbs (Diane) of Manito, Illinois, Dwight Stubbs of Pekin, Illinois, Sandra Doggett (Stanley) of Conway, Arkansas, Russell Pryor of North Carolina, and Kirk Pryor (Debbie) of Clinton, Arkansas; two step grandchildren, Todd Lewis and Stephanie Lewis of Marquette Heights, Illinois; ten great-grandchildren, Shad Fraim (Brandy) of Tremont, Illinois, Anna Kidd (Travis) of Morton, Illinois, Jesse Fraim (Tiffany) of Morton, Illinois, Tim Fraim (Blaire) of Florianopolis, Brazil, Amanda Durflinger (Brad) of Morton, Illinois, Blake Stubbs of Champagne, Illinois, Marshall Pryor (Christina) of Conway, Tyler Pryor ( Erika) of Morrilton, Arkansas, Caleb Pryor of Conway, and Josh Pryor of Jonesboro, Arkansas; eleven great-great-grandchildren; special friend, Ernestine Clark; several step great-grandchildren; and many other friends and family.

Visitation will be from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at Roller-McNutt Funeral Home in Greenbrier, Arkansas. Funeral Service will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at Southside Baptist Church in Damascus, Arkansas. Interment will be at Rushing Cemetery in Rushing, Arkansas at 1:30 p.m.

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9 Condolence(s)
Cordova, TN
Sunday, April 1, 2018

So sorry for your loss. May you find comfort in the words spoken at Revelation 21:3,4
With that I heard a loud voice from the throne say: Look! The tent of God is with mankind, and he will reside with them, and they will be his people. And God himself will be with them.
And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away".

Linda & Michael Edwards
Conway, AR
Tuesday, March 27, 2018

We are so sorry to hear of Aunt Lela's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of her family.

Chris and Leah Hutto
Damascus, AR
Thursday, March 15, 2018

Mrs.Lela was an inspiration to all that ever met her.What a true example of how we are supposed to worship and live for our Lord she was.She was a good ,kind woman and I am honored to have known her.Prayers for her family in the days to come..

Kendall Bunker
Searcy, AR
Tuesday, March 13, 2018

I am truly sorry to hear about Aunt Lela. I didn't know her very well, but to hear Grandpa Payne talk about her, she was a wonderful person. The family is always in my thoughts and prayers. I love each and everyone of the family, even though I don't
know them all personally.

Doug and Darlene Hunt Brinkley, AR
Brinkleylong, AR
Monday, March 12, 2018

Dear Rozelle, Freda, Frank and Family, so sorry in the loss of your mother. But you have so much to celebrate. She had a wonderful long life being a wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She was a Christian and sang God's praises all her life. She lives on in you. She was a blessing to all who knew her.

Lisa Kuykendall
Damascus, AR
Monday, March 12, 2018

Lela took over as my Sunday School teacher around 1977 at Pine Mountain General Baptist Church when Gladys Martin was killed in a car wreck. She was a sweet lady. I still have a notebook of poems, etc. that she gave us & things she had us write.

Your family is in our thoughts & prayers. The Payne Family has meant so much to Pine Mt. Church over the years.

Jeff, Cody & Lisa (Holland) Kuykendall

Tonya Nohren
Greenbrier, AR
Monday, March 12, 2018

Rest in peace. Lela was a true inspiration to me.
( Greenbrier nursing and rehab)

Neta Jane Cavender Doris
Winfield, KS
Sunday, March 11, 2018

So many good memories of being your home when I visited Arkansas. Always loved to be with your mother and your father. Sorry for your loss, but it will be heaven's gain.

Les Smith
Damascus, AR
Sunday, March 11, 2018

We are so sorry to hear about your loss.
You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.
May God Bless.
In Christian Love.
Love and Prayers.
Les and Kathryn Smith.