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Geraldine Rush Lenhart / December 05, 2017

Geraldine Rush “Jere” Lenhart, 87, of Chase City, died Monday, Dec. 4, 2017. Jere was a member of Wylliesburg Baptist Church, a member of Woodmen Life Chapter 179, and a charter member of the Mecklenburg Lioness Club.

Jere was survived by her husband of 68 years, N.J. Lenhart, five children, Kathy Moss, and husband Gray, of Skipwith, Becky Baffuto, and husband Tommy, of Matoaca, Denie Wallace, and husband Chuck, of Chase City, Jay Lenhart, and wife Traci, of Glen Allen, Mary Ellen Jones, and husband Bill, of Richmond, eight grandchildren, nine great grandchildren, a brother, Eddie Rush, and wife Cynthia, of Wylliesburg, and a sister, Linda Schmiel, and husband Jon, of Richmond, a dear cousin, Panzie Pruett, a sister-in-law, Nancy Lenhart, and a host of loving nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents E.E. and Fern Rush of Wylliesburg, and a sister Elizabeth R. Stumps of Chase City.

A funeral will be held Friday, Dec. 8 at 11 a.m. at Wylliesburg Baptist Church. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends in the fellowship hall of the church following the committal, and the home at all other times.

The family extends their heartfelt thanks to the Chase City Rescue Squad and the caring aides of the Being a Blessing Agency.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Wylliesburg Baptist Church, c/o Terri Jones, 3676 Jeb Stuart Highway, Red Oak, VA, 23964  

Condolences may be expressed to the family at   

Wood Funeral Service is serving the family.

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