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Obituary for Earnestine Rusk (Taylor)

Mrs. Earnestine Taylor Rusk was born July 15, 1925 to the parents of the late Willie Taylor Sr. and Beatrice Dixon Biddy. She departed this earthly life at her residence on Thursday, November 30, 2023.

Mrs. Rusk attended church school and united with Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church in Marshall, Texas.

She was married to the late Josephus Rusk Sr. To this union two children were born, Josephus Rusk Jr. (d) and Henry Rusk (d). Earnestine was a homemaker. Some of her favorite leisure activities were gardening, dancing and visiting with family and friends.

She was preceded in death by parents,; sisters, Darlene Roach and Eddie Mae Epps; brothers, Will Taylor Jr. and Laverne Durden; grandson; Inriquez Enrique Rusk.

She is survived by grandchildren, Dwayne (Laquana) Rusk, Jerome, Todd and Khaliah (Damon) Rusk Leonard; great-grandchildren, Ariel Rusk, Marquez Rusk, Sharnice Rusk, Inriquez Rusk Jr., Jakayla Rusk, Jamia Rusk, Jakenzia Rusk and Daylon Leonard; great-niece, Linda Thompson; great-great niece and nephew, Danelle Womack and Jeremiah McCowan; great-great grandchildren, cousins, other relatives and friends.