Joan Bush, 79, of Chattanooga, passed away on Monday, Aug. 6, 2012.Mrs. Bush was born and raised in Knoxville. She was a longtime resident of Chattanooga where she retired from Miller Bothers Department Store as a buyer for the Bridal department. She also was a consultant for many local weddings. She and her husband also provided engraving for years for Frost Cutlery.She was preceded in death by her parents, Madison and Ruby Arnold; and sisters, Betty Ballew, Carol Strange, Mary Lou McGhee and Emma Horn.Surviving are her husband, O.D. Bush; daughter, Vickie Hagan and her husband, Louis Prosterman; son, Jeff Hagan; grandchildren, Madison and Sean Hagan, of Phoenix, Ariz.; stepson, Kurt (Donna) Bush; stepdaughter, Karen (Ronnie) Fairrington; five step-grandchildren; brother, James (Dot) Arnold; and several nieces and nephews.A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, at the funeral home. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.Please share your condolences at www.chattanoogaeastchapel.com.Arrangements are by the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, 404 S. Moore Road.