Mary Lee Rushing Argo

September 19, 1921September 15, 2013

ARGO, Mary Lee Rushing was welcomed into heaven on September 15, 2013. Mary Lee Rushing Argo was the oldest of five children of John and Jessie Rushing. She was preceded in death by her parents, John William and Jessie Lee Rushing, granddaughter, Amanda Carol Rawlinson, husband James Roland Argo, and brothers Mercer D., John William and Dykes Taylor Rushing. Mrs. Argo grew up in Elba, AL and served her country as a WAVE during WWII serving in Washington, DC. She worked at Gunter and Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery, AL as a civilian and retired from Maxwell AFB Hospital. She has three children, James Roland Argo Jr. of Snellville, GA, Mary Carol Argo of Pelham, AL, Lee Ann Argo Rawlinson of Prattville, AL; daughter-in-law, Genie Argo; grandchildren, Jason Taylor Argo and wife Jessica, Jennifer Anne Argo, Chris McGhee, James Karl Rawlinson, and Amy Leeanne Rawlinson and great-grandson, Christopher McGhee Jr; one sister, Betty Rogers of Elba, AL. She was a member of Millbrook First United Methodist for 63 years. She enjoyed camping with family in the Smokey Mountains and was a talented artist and donated much of her art work to charity auctions and also did volunteer work at Prattville Baptist Medical Center Plaza. Visitation will be held Saturday, September 21, 2013 from 10:00 AM until Funeral Service time at 11:00 AM at Millbrook First United Methodist Church with Dr. Nathan Attwood officiating. Burial will follow in Tri-Community Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Millbrook First United Methodist Church or to your favorite charity.


  • Celebration of Life Service Saturday, September 21, 2013
  • Visitation Saturday, September 21, 2013

Mary Lee Rushing Argo

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Sherry Brock Moore

October 4, 2013

Carol and Lee, I'm so sorry to read about your sweet mom. we are outta town so i just read this today. I'll be in touch.

Angela Williams

September 20, 2013

I am sorry for the loss of your mother. My heart and prayers are with you and the family during your time of sorrow. May God contine to give you all strength to carry on.

Teresa Till Caton

September 19, 2013

Carol, so sorry for your loss. I'll keep you and your family in my prayers.

Barbara Blankenship

September 19, 2013

Mary was a delightful person to know and a wonderful friend. I worked with her at Maxwell USAF Hospital. May God wrap His loving arms around her family and keep them close. She will be missed greatly.

ANN Sylvester

September 17, 2013

I had the great please knowing your Mother and loved one through Ms. Martha Sue Cargile and she such warm and friendly lady. I know she will be missed, My thoughts, love and prayers will be with you all.