Nellie Jean Cusey, 82, Wapella, died at 5:54 p.m. Sunday (July 25, 2010) at Dr. John Warner Hospital, Clinton.
Her funeral will be at 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, with the Rev. Richard Gray officiating. Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery, Clinton. Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton. Memorials may be made to the Wapella Fire Department.
She was born June 7, 1928, in Wapella, a daughter of John J. and Iva Mae Stone Leggett. She married Exley E. Cusey Feb. 21, 1952, in Bloomington. He passed away Jan. 21, 1997.
Survivors include three sons, Wesley Cusey, WHS '76, Wapella; Curtis Cusey, WHS '78, Bel Air, Md.; and Eldon, WHS '82 (Michelle) Cusey, Wapella; one grandson, Vincent Cusey, Wapella; one brother, Vernon Leggett, Texas; and two sisters, June Karr Wapella,; and Jane Thorp, Virginia.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one daughter, Amy.
She was a member of Wapella United Methodist Church, Wapella. She was a fine neighbor and well-liked member of the Wapella community.
Our condolences to the Cusey and Leggett familes.