Vergie Smith Fussell
Vergie Smith Fussell
  • June 28, 1919 - May 13, 2017
  • Lizella, Georgia

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Vergie Smith Fussell, 97, went home to be with her Heavenly Father and family on Saturday, May 13, 2017. A Celebration of her Life will be held at 11:00 AM Wednesday in the Mausoleum Chapel of Macon Memorial Park Cemetery with entombment in the Mausoleum. Charlie Simmons will officiate. The family will greet friends one hour prior to service time and asks that in lieu of flowers that donations be made to the donor's favorite charity.

Mrs. Fussell had lived in Lizella since 1979 after retiring from Connecticut and moving to Georgia. She was a member of AARP and The Senior Bowling League where she continued bowling until she was ninety one years of age.

Vergie was preceded in death by her husband, Reno; son, Donald; sister, Mildred Ryan; and brothers, Edgar, Etheridge and Charlie Smith.
Survivors include her daughter, Margaret (Albert) Ressa of Vero Beach, FL; grandson, Brian (Tracy) Ressa of UT; granddaughter, Jennifer (John) Dillard of FL; great-grandchildren, Maggie, Joseph, and David Ressa of UT; brothers, William Smith of Macon, John D. Smith of West Haven, CT; a number of nieces and nephews.

A special thanks to Cindy Carlisle, Patty Floyd, Kathy Grant, and Martha Sutton for their friendship and Flora Ivey and the Staff of Golden Pond for the care that they gave and provided to Vergie.

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Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cemetery has charge of arrangements.