News and Tribune

May 8, 2014

Mary Alice Bush, 91; New Albany

— Funeral services celebrating the life of Mary Alice Bush, 91, New Albany, will be at noon Saturday, May 10, at Seabrook Dieckmann & Naville Funeral Homes, Market Street Chapel, New Albany. She died Tuesday May 6, 2014, at Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services.

She was the former Mary Alice Buchmeier, born in Indianapolis, a former member of Valley View Golf Club, enjoyed going to Churchill Downs with her racing friends and was a member of St. Mark’s United Church of Christ.

Survivors include her son, Charles A. Bush and his wife, Kehren; daughter, Cheryl B. Neafus and her husband, Ron; brother, Richard Buchmeier; seven grandchildren, Andrew Bush, Ashley May Earl and her husband, Joseph, Daniel Bush and his wife, Sarah, Rafael Carlos Tarnawiecki and his wife, Leizel, Tami Gibson and her husband, Greg, Thad Neafus and his wife, Holly, and Tracy Neafus; 10 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband of  55 years, Charles H. Bush, grandparents, Amanda and Forrest Hixon who raised her, a granddaughter, Mariana Tarnawiecki, a niece, Diane Wisnieski, and two half brothers, Joe and George Buchmeier.

Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Friday and from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday, at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mark’s United Church of Christ.