Katherine Ussery, 84, of Macomb, formally of Colchester, died at 3:30 a.m. Sunday, July 19, 2009 at Elms Nursing Home, Macomb.
She was born Nov. 25, 1924 in Colchester to Lester and Bessie Martin. She married Samuel J. Ussery in 1941. He preceded her in death Jan. 1, 1985.
She was also preceded in death by her parents; three sons, Danny, Jerry and Randy Ussery; one grandson, Jeffery Ussery; one sister, Helen Curtis; and two brothers, Kenneth and Bob Nelson.
She is survived by three sons, Kevin (Kathy) Ussery, Colchester, Kent (Mary) Ussery, Tennessee, and Rick (Susan) Ussery, Industry; one daughter-in-law, Sandra Ussery, Macomb; 13 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Keith (Mildred) Nelson, Tennessee and Jack (Pat) Nelson, Colchester.
She loved quilting and cake decorating. She was a homemaker.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, July 24, 2009 at Jones Mortuary, Colchester, with the Rev. Earl Beal officiating.
Visitation will be held 6-8 p.m. Thursday, July 23, 2009 at Jones Mortuary, Colchester. Friends may view and sign book after 8 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home until time of service.
Burial will be at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Colchester.
Memorials may be made to the Elms Nursing Home.