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Doris Louise Mitchell Rush

EDMONTON – Doris Louise (Mitchell) Rush, 89, passed away Saturday, June 3, 2023, at the Mary and Elizabeth hospital in Louisville, Kentucky. Born on April 30, 1934, the daughter of Guy and Adele (Gassaway) Mitchell. She is preceded in death by her parents, and her husband, Bobby Rush.

Doris was a member of the Edmonton United Methodist Church where she was very active in several committees within the church, she was employed as a Dental Assistant and office manager for Dr. J.M. Hayes, Dr. Norman Gooch, and lastly Dr. John Miller, she was a charter member of the Barn Lot Theatre Board of Directors, and was President of the Republican Woman’s and also the Chairperson of the Republican Party.

She is survived by her daughter, Patty (Rush) and Steve Smith; granddaughter, Kelly Jones; step-grandchildren, Wesley Jones, Ashley Barnes, Abigail Smith, Adam Smith; and a special cousin, Frances Royse.

Funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday, June 7, 2023, at 1:00 p.m. at Butler Funeral Home in Edmonton. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, June 6, 2023, from 5:00 till 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home and again on Wednesday after 8:00 a.m. until the funeral hour.

In lieu of flowers, the family ask for donations to the Edmonton United Methodist Church or the New Liberty Cemetery Fund. Butler Funeral Home is both honored and privileged to be entrusted to the care of Mrs. Rush. Please share your messages of condolences with the family at

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