Virginia Elizabeth Rushton, age 96, of Arcadia, IN passed away April 1, 2017, at Maple Park Village at Westfield.

She was born Feb. 14, 1921, at Sheridan, to Uva Sylvester and Grace Pauline (Boone) Pickrell.

She had worked for several years at Firestone Industrial Rubber Products Company and also as a care giver for others. She was a member of Cicero Christian Church, the Loyal Workers Class, and the Westfield Order of Eastern Star.

She married William Frank Rushton on Nov. 9, 1940. He preceded her in death March 22, 1993.

Survivors include 3 daughters Nina (Larry) Money, Frankie "Juanita" House and Wanda (Bob) Lamon, 6 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren. Proceeding her in death was 1 daughter Marilyn Achenbach and 1 grandson, Brian Achenbach. Siblings Opal Salsbury, Rosanna Mathena, Lawrence Pickrell survive and 4 siblings proceeding her in death are Gladys Jackson, Velma Moon, Phyllis Holiday and Janet Campbell.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Marilyn Achenbach, grandson, Brian Achenbach, siblings, Velma Moon, Gladys Jackson and Janet Campbell.

Funeral services were Friday, April 7, 2017, at Hartley Funeral Homes Cicero Chapel, 209 West Jackson Street, Cicero, IN 46034, with Elder John Knapp officiating. Burial was at Cicero Cemetery.

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