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Gurna Maes Gordon Bushey

September 19, 1915 — July 14, 2008

Gurna Maes Gordon Bushey, 92, of Albuquerque, New Mexico, died Monday July 14, 2008 at the Family Tree Assisted Living Home in West Point City, Utah. She was born September 19, 1915 in Syria, Virginia and was one of thirteen children. The family later moved to York, Pennsylvania where she graduated from high school and attended Business College. She had a beautiful voice and sang with bands during the early 1930's, then married Harry Bushey in 1938 and had two sons. The family moved to the southwest in 1943, where they made their permanent home. Mrs. Bushey was an accomplished woman; proficient in her business life, trained as a master food preserver, and an adventurous outdoors woman and traveler. She and her husband were very active in their church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, and served two full time missions. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and has left a legacy of wonderful memories. She was preceded in death by her husband Harry in 2004; and two grandsons. Survivors include two sons, Max Bushey and wife Charity Waterman Bushey, and Bob Bushey and wife Claudia Cowan Bushey; nine grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; one sister, Virginia Druck; and one brother, Elvin Gordon, both of York, Pennsylvania. A graveside service will be held at the Washington City Cemetery, Washington, Kansas on July 26, 2008 at 9:00 a.m. Arrangements are through Wards Funeral Home, Washington, Kansas. To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Gurna Maes Gordon Bushey, please visit our flower store.


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