Margie M. Rust, retired caregiver

July 8, 2014

Margie M. Rust, 92, of Frankford, passed away Monday, July 7, 2014, at Atlantic Shores Nursing Home in Millsboro.

She was born in Willards, Md. Jan. 12, 1922, daughter of the late James W. and Evelyn (Tyre) Truitt.

Margie had previously worked at NCR, Bunting’s Nurseries, Stockley Center as a caregiver, and Maple Grove Nursing Home before her retirement. She loved cooking, yard work and being with her family.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Linford Rust in 2003; two daughters, Sandy Rust and Betty Lewis; a sister, Thelma Smith; and two brothers, James and Oliver Truitt. She is survived by a daughter, Doris Mitchell; a brother, Robert Truitt; three grandchildren, Bill Townsend, Crystal Hudson and Barry Mitchell; five great-grandchildren, Tina, Becky, Jonathan, Megan and Dustin; a great-great-granddaughter, Vada; her loyal dog, Goober; and several nephews and nieces.

A funeral service will be held at noon, Friday, July 11, at the Frankford Chapel of Melson Funeral Services, 43 Thatcher St., Frankford, where friends and family may call after 11 a.m. Interment will follow at Dagsboro Redmen’s Cemetery in Dagsboro.