Vera Mushrush, 95, of McCordsville, formerly of Noblesville, passed away on August 28, 2022. She was born on February 12, 1927, in Indianapolis, to Clarence and Florence (Walker) Mushrush.
Vera graduated from Noblesville High School in 1945, graduated from Indiana Central Business College and immediately began her 44-year career as a secretary at IBM. She also worked as a librarian. She was a member of Fortville Christian Church for over 70 years where she was a 2nd Grade Sunday School Teacher. She started the Deaf Ministry, starting a Sign Language Class that Gary and Phyllis Wilson taught. Vera led the Ladies Outreach Team for many years. She enjoyed working on the Welcome Desk Team and was very active in mission projects with the church. She was a 50-year+ Member of the Missions Committee and she was the first woman on the committee. She was the first FCC member to go alone on a church mission trip. She enjoyed short term mission trips as she traveled to 35 countries and 50 states including Malawi, Japan, Thailand, Honduras, Zimbabwe for 9 months, and 4 trips to India as she was a Forwarding Agent for a mission in India for over 50 years. She traveled to over 70 US churches speaking on behalf of the India Mission and she was a Workshop Leader for Forwarding Agents at several National Missionary Conventions. Vera followed the Bible in practicing hospitality in her home either for a meal or for several months as she hosted over 75 missionaries in her home. She led workshops on Hospitality at several North American Christian Conventions in various cities. In later years Vera operated a pay fishing lake on her property.
A funeral to celebrate Vera’s life will be held on Friday, September 2, 2022, at 12:00 pm at the Fortville Christian Church 9450 N 200 West Fortville, IN 46040. Friends may call on Friday from 10:00 am until the time of service. Burial will take place at 3:00 pm at Crownland Cemetery, Noblesville. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Fortville Christian Church 9450 N. 200 West Fortville, IN 46040. Online condolences may be shared at www.sealsfuneralhome.com.
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