Age 81 of Murfreesboro, Tennessee formerly of Gary, Indiana, passed away Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital. A member of First Baptist Church Murfreesboro, TN and former member of Galilee Baptist Church Gary, Indiana. A retired employee of Gary Community School with 28 years of service in food service. Prior to retirement she worked as a Cafeteria Manager at Kennedy-King Middle School. She also was a school crossing guard for Murfreesboro City Schools. She is preceded in death by her husband, Richard B. Fuller, Jr., parents Briggs Blakemore, Sr. and Davella Bryant Blakemore, sister Subella Rumph, brothers Briggs Blakemore Jr., James Blakemore Sr., Jackie Blakemore, and Newell Blakemore. Brothers-inlaw Elder Theodis Rumph and Leonard Scott. Survivors: loving and devoted son, Richard B. Fuller, Ill of Murfreesboro, TN; loving and devoted daughter, Joycelyn D. (Lewis) Gray of Murfreesboro, TN; twin brother, Maurice (Shirley) Blakemore of Gary, Indiana; and sister, Mary Scott of Ypsilanti, Ml. Sisters-in-Law: Katie Blakemore of Gary, Indiana; and Marie Blakemore of Gary, Indiana. Visitation Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Funeral following visitation at 11:00 a.m. at Bethel Temple Church of God In Christ 110 W. 43 rd Avenue Gary. Senior Pastor Kevin Warren, officiating. Guy and Allen Funeral Directors.
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Published in Post-Tribune on Sep. 16, 2018.