Sandra Mae Rush Bell (affectionately known as “Sandi”), 75, was born on August 5, 1941 to Wendell and Alice (Barnes) Rush in Centralia, Illinois. After a long battle with respiratory illness, Sandra departed this life on May 2, 2017 in Friendswood, Texas.
Sandra, after retiring from IBM, formed her own delivery service, “RUSH IT”, where she worked for
several employers delivering and/or picking up items as requested by some businesses located in the Friendswood, Texas area. She was very active in community related activities in the Friendswood area. She was a member of the Friendswood Chamber of Commerce for two (2) years. She was also a member of the Toast Masters of Friendswood. After 12 years of running her pickup / delivery business, Sandra decided to retire and enjoy life.
Sandra was preceded in death by her parents, Wendell and Alice (Barnes) Rush; brothers, Harold Lee Rush and William W. Rush; sisters, Ella Mae Rush and Doris Jean Meeks; nephews, Lamar Meeks, Norman Meeks, Harold Stanley Rush, Alden Rush and Darwin Rush; niece Deborah Johnson; sister-in law Freddie Mae Rush.
Sandra leaves to cherish her loving memory, her devoted husband George Bell; brothers, Henry Rush (Centralia,IL), Vernon (Rosa) Rush; sister-in-law’s, Dorothy Rush and Geneva Rush; brother-in-law Henry Bell (Lexington, KY); nieces, Abcjean McGill (William), Judy Meeks-Hakim, Rhudine (Larry) Steel, Jocelyn Rush and Rolanda Braden; nephews, Harold Lee Rush Jr, Gerald Rush, Bruce (Monique) Rush, Reginald Rush, Raphael (Diane) Rush, and Dietrich (Kimberly) Rush; and a host of relatives and friends.
A memorial service was held on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 10:00 A.M. at the Jeter Memorial Funeral Home Chapel, 311 N. Friendswood Dr., Friendswood, Texas 77546 (281) 992-7200.
Condolences may be sent to the Bell family in care of Jeter Memorial Funeral Home at www.jeterfuneralhome.com.