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Maggie Aslie “Mug” Rusk

Nacogdoches County, Texas, USA
Death 10 Nov 1985 (aged 94)
Nacogdoches County, Texas, USA
Burial Angelina County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 49447662 · View Source
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The stone which once set against the fence for M.A. Rusk and wife Belle, was not found when photos of this cemetery were done. Assumption is made that it possibly sunk into ground, or was vandalized.
[obit below courtesy Judy Murphy #47209326]

Obituary in Lufkin Daily News, Nov. 11, 1985

M. A. "Mug" Rusk
(Dec. 25, 1890 - Nov. 10, 1985)

Graveside services for M. A. (Mug) Rusk, 95, of Nacogdoches, were held at 2:30 p.m. today at the Freeman Cemetery with Rev. Mike Curry officiating.

Mr. Rusk died Sunday in a Nacogdoches nursing home after a long illness.

He resided in the Lufkin area most of his life. He was a retired carpenter and a WWI Army veteran. He was a member of Crossroads Baptist Church.

Survivors: one son, Leonard of Edgewood; one grandson, Bernard of Emory; two granddaughters, Clara Creech of Edgewood and Fay McCollum of Mesquite; and 7 great-grandchildren.

Gipson Funeral Home, directors

Suggestion has been made that M.A. Rusk was married 3 times.

(1) Clara Dee Adams # 53361373
8-4-1912, Van Zandt County, Texas
(they had a son Leonard Bernard Rusk)

(2) Bertha Besmer (they had dau Sallie)

(3) Forrest Belle Ainsworth
(NOTE: on WWI draft info he says he was born in Nacogdoches Co - his parents were also married in Nacogdoches Co)
WWI Draft Reg.
Name: Maggi Asli Rusk
[Moggie Ash Rusk]
Registration County: Van Zandt
State: Texas
Birthplace: Texas,United States of America
Birth Date: 25 Dec 1890
Race: Caucasian (White)

Name: Maggie Aslie Rusk
Event Type: Draft Registration
Event Date: 1942
Event Place: Lufkin, Angelina, Texas, United States
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 25 Dec 1891

United States Social Security Death Index
Age: 95
Given Name: Maggie
Surname: Rusk
Birth Date: 25 Nov 1890
State: Texas
Last Place of Residence: Angelina, Texas
Previous Residence Postal Code: 75901
Event Date: Nov 1985

Texas, Death Index
Name: Maggie A Rusk
Gender: Male
Event Date: 10 Nov 1985
County: Nacogdoches
Event Place: Nacogdoches, Texas, United States




  • Created by: Deb
  • Added: 8 Mar 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 49447662
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Maggie Aslie “Mug” Rusk (25 Nov 1890–10 Nov 1985), Find A Grave Memorial no. 49447662, citing Freeman Cemetery, Angelina County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Deb (contributor 46832182) .