Mary Elizabeth Fussell Kirby left her earthly home on Monday morning October 30, 2017, surrounded by her family in River Landing, Wallace, North Carolina after a period of illness. She was born in Duplin County to the late Daniel Jerome Fussell, Sr. and Elizabeth Baker Fussell on July 27, 1957. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her son, Daniel Lyle Latha.
Ms. Kirby is survived by her brothers, Dan Fussell, Jr. and his wife, Jo Ellen and David Fussell and his wife, Ann; nephews, David Fussell Jr. (Angie), Patrick Fussell, Jonathan Fussell (Leah), D. J. Fussell (Megan); niece, Leslie Rodriguez; many great nephews and great nieces; and Noel, a very devoted pet and friend.
A graveside funeral service will be held on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. in the Fussell Family Cemetery in Rose Hill, N.C.
Ms. Kirby felt that all animals were wonderful and wanted many of them around her at all times. At different times, she kept ducks, rabbits, and dogs. She also thought that butterflies were priceless. During her life, family was a tremendous recipient of her endless love.
Family has requested that, in lieu of flowers, contibutions be considered to the Rose Hill United Methodist Church or a charity of one’s choice in memory of Ms. Kirby.
You may share memories and condolences to the family by selecting our “Guestbook” on the Padgett website.
Padgett Funeral and Cremation Services of Wallace, North Carolina. (910-285-3309)
Fussell Family Cemetery
Tuesday October 31st, 2017
wells town road
rose hill, NC 28458
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My deepest sympathy to the Fussell and Kirby families. Please know that the God of comfort wants you to be with Mary again in vibrant health and share a beautiful life together for an eternity. Revelation 21:3,4; Isaiah 57:15
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I am so sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers for all of you.🙏
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To the family of "Lisa" as she was known to me; I just want to take a moment to express my heartfelt condolences to you all. She was a wonderful person. I met her through her coming into the Clinton law office of Mr. Lew Starling, Jr. We became friends immediately. I will miss her beautiful smile and our faith talks and prayers but I know she is alright because she is with our heavenly Father rejoicing painfree. Be blessed in knowing that this same Heavenly Father will send comfort to us all in the times ahead.
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God Bless youall at this time and always Sincerly Fred Pickett. Annandale Virginia.
Submitted by Fred Pickett on Oct 31 2017 08:46:01 PM
I have a stuffed monkey in my office which Lisa brought me during one of her visits here in our Smithfield firm. Lisa was not just our client, she was a dear friend of mine.
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