Luther David Fussell, Jr.  - 58  -  of 609 E. Orange St. in Lakeland, died Tuesday in Crystal River, Fl. due to a sudden illness. Luther was a native of Lakeland and a lifetime resident. He was a member of the Baptist faith and a Veteran of  W.W. II .
 Survivors include his wife, Ruby B., and 1 daughter, Lynn, both of Lakeland; 3 sons, Don R. of New York and David and Wade, both of Lakeland; 2  brothers, Herman, of Orlando, Fl., and Gerald of Bell Glade, Fl. and 1 sister, Mary Leonard of Bell Glade, Fl.
Funeral Notice;
 Funeral services for Luther David Fussell, Jr. will be held Friday at 2:00 from the Chapel of the Dukes-Steen Funeral Home with the Rev. M. Felts Dent, Jr. officiating. Interment will follow at Oak Hill Burial Park ( Bartow Hwy. Lakeland, Polk Co., Fl. )  Friends may call Thursday evening at the Funeral Home. Dukes-Steen in charge of arrangements.  - ( both obit and funeral notice found in ) > The Ledger, Thursday, Aug. 10, 1972 pg. 13A

1928 - 2008
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RUBY BUTLER FUSSELL – 79 - Homemaker
LAKELAND - Ruby Butler Fussell age 79 of Lakeland, died February 7, 2008 from Heart Failure.
Born June 2, 1928 at Henagar, AL she was a Homemaker.
She is preceded in death by her husband L.D. Fussell Jr.
She is survived by two sons David (Linda) Fussell, William (Helen) Fussell; one daughter Zenie Lynn; three grandchildren David Kent, Nikki Fussell, Matthew Fussell; three great-grandchildren Truin Kent, Raegan Fussell, Liric Fussell all of Lakeland.
 Funeral Services 10:00 a.m. Friday February 15, 2008 at Crestview Community Baptist Church, 808 Central Ave. Lakeland, Interment to follow in Oak Hill Cemetery, Lakeland.
David Russell Funeral Home. (863) 616-1131.
  - Ledger, Feb. 10, 2008

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