Julius J. Fussell, age 93 of Chipley, passed away, Monday, June 10, 2013 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Mr. Fussell was born Dec. 4, 1919 in Chipley to the late Harvey and Inez (Bruner) Fussell. A lifelong resident of Chipley, Mr. Fussell was a U.S. Army veteran, a member of the Piney Grove Freewill Baptist Church and a farmer.
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In addition to his parents, he is predeceased by two sisters, Zella Peel and Hilma Johnson.
Survivors include his wife, Mary (Shores) Fussell of Chipley; one son, Johnny Fussell and wife Teresa of Chipley; one daughter, Mary Elizabeth Driggers and husband Terry of Palaka; two sisters, Hilda Reeder of Pensacola and Lois Hughes of Chipley; grandchildren; Clint Fussell of Chipley, Kevin Fussell and wife Haley of Chipley, Marsha Bergen and Husband Josh of Jacksonville, Traci Riffey and husband John of Yulee; great grandchildren, Zoe Bergen and Jaxson Julius Fussell and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family received friends Tuesday, June 11, from 6 to 8 p.m., at Piney Grove Freewill Baptist Church. Funeral services were held Wednesday, June 12 at 11 a.m., at Piney Grove Freewill Baptist Church with the Rev. Tim Owen and the Rev. Alan English officiating. Interment followed in Piney Grove Cemetery. The family suggests those wishing to do so, make contributions to Emerald Coast Hospice, 1330 South Blvd, Chipley, Florida, 32428 or to
. Brown Funeral Home of Chipley is in charge of the arrangements. Friends and family may sign the online register at http://www.brownfh.net/.
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Published in Washington County News and Holmes County Times-Advertiser on June 19, 2013