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Charles Lee Bush, Sr.

September 28, 1945 — January 27, 2019

Charles Lee Bush, Sr.

Mr. Charles Lee Bush, Sr., 73, of Hartwell Highway, Elberton, husband of 18 years to Mary Frances Dispain Bush, finished his course in faith on Sunday, January 27, 2019, at his residence.

Mr. Bush was born in Dothan, AL on September 28, 1945, son of the late Charles Sporman Bush and Ernestine Lee Horton. He was the owner/operator of North Atlanta Electric Motors and a member of Concord United Methodist Church. Mr. Bush was in the U.S. Army Reserves. “Charlie” was always the life of the party anywhere he was, and was an avid horseman.

In addition to his wife, Frances, he is survived by his son, Charles Lee Bush, Jr. of Panama City, FL; step-sons: Bobby Joe Appling and his wife Jamie of Buford and Richard Kenneth Appling of Elberton; and two sisters, Sara Wolery of Montana and Belinda Ward and her husband Russell of Panama City, FL.

Memorial services celebrating Charlie’s life will be held on Sunday, February 3, at 2 o’clock in the Concord United Methodist Church with the Rev. Thomas Moon and the Rev. Bryan Smith officiating.

Contributions may be made in his memory to Concord United Methodist Church, 2503 Harmony Road, Elberton, Georgia 30635.

Those wishing may sign the online guestbook at

Berry Funeral Home & Crematory of Elberton is respectfully in charge of arrangements for Mr. Charles Lee Bush, Sr.

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Sunday, February 3, 2019

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Concord United Methodist Church

2503 Harmony Road, Elberton, GA 30635

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