Ethel Fleming Pusey, dies at 93
Ethel Fleming Pusey, a resident of Fort Lauderdale for over 70 years, passed quietly on August 20, 2015, at the age of 93. She was the first born to Abraham and Mildred Fleming in Archer, Florida. Two other girls Anne and Daisy were born to the family.
Pusey attended Dillard High School and after moving to Chicago, Ill., she earned a AA Degree in practical nursing and certification from the Pope Culinary School. She spent many years working at both professions.
She was a faithful member of Mount Hermon A.M.E. Church. As a young girl she played the piano for Sunday School and the junior choir. As an adult, she served on the usher board and was an active member of the Francis Ferguson Board. She was involved in civic programs, library volunteer and nursing visitor.
Pusey leaves a devoted husband, Valbert Pusey, and her stepchildren, Fermeth, Melanie, Wilfred Pusey and Gaynett McLaughlin. She also leaves behind two sisters, Anne Naves and Daisy Williams.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Sept. 12 at Mount Hermon A.M.E Church at 11 a.m. Her many relatives and friends will miss her love, compassion and generosity.