Originally created 02/18/99

Mr. William Ussery Sr.



DEARING -- Mr. William T. Ussery Sr., 72, of 4059 Iron Hill Road, died Tuesday, Feb. 16, 1999, at his residence.

Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. today at Dearing United Methodist Church Cemetery with the Rev. E.L. Sparks officiating.

Mr. Ussery, a native of Miami, was a Marine Corps veteran of World War II and had retired from civil service for the state of Maryland. He was a member of Bethel Baptist Church.

The family said, "He was a loving father and grandfather who will be sorely missed. We look forward to seeing father and mother in eternity."

Survivors include three sons, William T. Ussery Jr. and Wesley J. Ussery, both of Dearing, and Walter N. Ussery, Bowie, Md.; three daughters, Sharon E. Ussery, Marian L. White and Diann M. Sward, all of Dearing; a brother, James Ira Ussery, Jackson; and 11 grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be William T. Ussery Jr., Wesley J. Ussery Sr., Wesley J. Ussery Jr., Michael Sward, Walter N. Ussery, Billy Ussery, Bryan White Jr. and Bryan White Sr.

Honorary pallbearers will be members of a military honor guard.

Memorials may be made to St. Joseph Hospital, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta, GA 30904.

Friends may call at the residence.

The family will receive friends from 1 to 2:30 p.m. today at Starling Funeral Home, Harlem.