Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Crestwood Chapel for Mary Anna Usry, 78, of Gadsden, who died Monday, June 25, 2012. John Dale Rector will officiate. Burial will be at Rainbow Memorial Gardens. Crestwood Memorial Funeral Home will direct services.
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Mrs. Usry was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and wonderful mother-in-law.
She was a lifelong resident of Etowah County and a member of Dwight Avenue Baptist Church. Mrs. Usry attended Emma Sansom High School and was a fan of University of Alabama football.
She is survived by her husband of 61 years, George Usry Sr.; sons, Thomas Wayne Usry, George Usry Jr. (Sherry) and Heath Usry (Patricia); daughter, Vicki Vasser (Bill); grandchildren, Alan Usry, Kindle Becerra, Mark Usry and Andrew Vasser; brothers, Roy Rector, Tom Rector and Rondall Rector; sister, Linda Entrekin.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Weldon Rector and Dixie Lee Rector; brothers, Terry Rector and Eugene Rector; and sisters, Edna Collie and Billie Ruth Rector.
The family wishes to extend their heartfelt thanks to Dr. Webb Sledge and special friends, Pat McGehee and Jaylana Harris.
Pallbearers will be Alan Usry, Chance Usry, Tyler Renfroe, Baley Renfroe, Mark Usry and Mark Rector.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday from 11 a.m. until the hour of service.
Published in The Gadsden Times on June 26, 2012