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Myrtle Bowden Pusey

Mar 30, 2017
Myrtle Bowden Pusey

printed 03/31/2017

Snow Hill

Myrtle Bowden Pusey, age 94, passed away on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at her home.

Born in Snow Hill, she was the daughter of the late William and Mamie Smack Bowden. She was preceded in death by her husbands, William Lynch and Richard Pusey.

She is survived by her daughters, Mary Gray and her husband, Bob, and Betty Lou Ludlam and her husband, Phil; and four step-children, Richard Pusey, Jr., Keith Pusey, Cindy Longwell and Kevin Pusey.

She was an adored grandmother to Lisa Bennett (Bruce), Tim Gray (Lisa), Steve Gray (Wanda), Phil Ludlam, Jr. (Debbie) and Billy Ludlam (Michelle). There are 14 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

Also preceding her in death was an infant, Judy Ann Lynch, and eight brothers, Ralph, Harvey, William, Tom, Thurman, James, Paul and Roland, and a sister, Mabel Quillen.

She leaves behind several nieces and nephews and a host of friends.

Mrs. Pusey had worked for a time for the Worcester County Sheriff’s Department. She was a member of Bates United Methodist Church, Salisbury Moose Lodge, and a lifetime member of the Snow Hill Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary. She enjoyed gardening and cutting grass, but most of all she loved cooking big meals for family and friends. Miss Myrtle never knew a stranger.

A funeral service was held on Sunday, March 26 at the Burbage Funeral Home in Snow Hill. Rev. Olin Shockley officiated. Interment followed in Evergreen Cemetery.

A donation in her memory may be to: Bates United Methodist Church, 116 N. Washington St., Snow Hill, Maryland 21863, or Snow Hill Volunteer Fire Dept., 4718 Snow Hill Rd. Snow Hill, Maryland 21863, or Coastal Hospice, P.O. Box 1733, Salisbury, Maryland 21804.

Letters of condolence may be sent via: www.burbagefuneralhome.com.

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