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Geraldine (Fussell) RorieDecember 25, 1932 ~ July 30, 2017 (age 84)
LILESVILLE – Mrs. Geraldine “Gerry” Fussell Rorie, 84, died Sunday, July 30, 2017 at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst.
Funeral services will be 11:00AM Wednesday, August 2, 2017 in the Chapel of Leavitt Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Anson Memorial Park, with military honors.
The family will greet friends from 6:00pm until 8:00pm Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at the funeral home.
Gerry was born December 25, 1932 in Sweeny, TX a daughter of the late Hayne J. Fussell and Opal Buchanan Fussell. She was retired from Zimmer, now Medical Specialties in Wadesboro and following retirement she worked part-time at the Lilesville Post Office. She was a member of Olivet United Methodist Church and was a veteran of the United States Air Force.
Surviving are her sons, Steve (Shannon) Rorie and Talmage (Cathy) Rorie both of Lilesville; her grandchildren, Stephanie (Bryan Garris) Rorie of Peachland, Steven Rorie, Jr., Danny Rorie and Leigh Anne (Michael) Gathings all of Lilesville; her great-grandchildren, Makayla, Aaron and Samantha; her brother and sister, Mickey (Virgie) Fussell of Conroe, TX and Sue (Pete) Smirch of Freeport, TX and her dear friend, Beverly Freeman and her family.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, W.T. Rorie, Jr. and her brother and sister, John Fussell and Joyce Carter.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Olivet United Methodist Church, % Martha D. Goodwin, 3788 Stanback Ferry Rd., Lilesvile, NC 28091.
The arrangements are in care of Leavitt Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at www.leavittfh.com