Mr. Leonard J. Fussell, 65, died last Friday at the Douglas Hospital after an illness of only two days. Funeral services were held Sunday morning at 11 a.m. at Reedy Branch Church near Broxton with the Rev. Dan Walker officiating. Interment was in the Reedy Branch cemetery.
Mr. Fussell had been a resident of the Broxton vicinity for over 4 0 years. He was a well known and outstanding farmer of this section.
Besides his wife, Mr. Fussell, is survived by the following children: Emory of Ambrose, Woodrow, G. L., Mrs. Carlos Merritt, Mrs. Henry Johnson, Miss Aletha Fussell, Miss Ruth Fussell and Miss Minnie Fussell of Broxton, Mrs. Harvey Harper, Rev. and Mrs. A. E. Shappelle of Atlanta.
Brothers include Mr. Clark Fussell of Jacksonville, Ga., and Mr. Arthur Fussell of Atlanta. There are also eight grandchildren.
The Douglas Undertaking Company was in charge of arrangements.
SOURCE: Satilla Regional Library, Genealogy Dept., Douglas, Coffee Co., GA
The Douglas Enterprise Thursday, December 26, 1940
Submitted by Lourice Lott Merritt