Agnes Elsie Harrison was born on April 9, 1918 at Stettler, Alberta to parents Grace and Ray Harrison, one of seven children. Agnes married Roy Rushton on March 3, 1937 and to this union two children were born. Agnes passed away peacefully at her home in Paragon Place at Stettler, Alberta on December 31, 2015 at the age of 97 years.

Agnes leaves to mourn her passing her loving family: son Garry (Janey) Rushton of Stettler and daughter Betty Ann Layton of St. Albert; five grandchildren: Jodi (Kevin) Zuk of Stettler, Jill (Kelly) Fisher of Stettler, Jennifer (Shane) Mercier of Stettler, Brent (Jen) Layton of Edmonton and Tracy (Brady) Thorvaldson of Edmonton; eleven great grandchildren: Stephen, Olivia, Carter, Kyle, Kennidy, Brett, Erin, Madisen, Megan, Eric and Connor; numerous other family members and many dear friends. Agnes was predeceased by her husband Roy Douglas Rushton in 1986; son in law Brian Layton in 2005; and all of her siblings: one sister and five brothers.

A funeral service for the late Agnes Rushton was held on Tuesday, January 5, 2016 at the Stettler United Church with Reverend Jan Richardson officiating. Agnes will be laid to rest beside her husband Roy in the Red Willow Cemetery, Red Willow, Alberta in the spring. In memory of Agnes donations may be made to the Red Willow Cemetery Club, Stettler United Church or a charity of the donor’s choice c/o


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