|Birth: ||Jul. 10, 1901|
|Death: ||Jan. 26, 2013|
HALLIE MAE WADE BUSSEY BARNES, 111, passed away Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, born to the union of Jimmie Lou and Will Wade in Henry County, Kentucky on July 10, 1901.
She was a member of Hill Street Baptist Church. At the time of her passing she was the oldest person in Kentucky and the second oldest African-American in the country.
She held various jobs as a Nanny and was a former employee in the school lunch room for the Louisville Board of Education. During World War II, she worked at the Army Depot Quartermaster in Indiana where parachutes were fabricated.
Hallie married Marvin Bussey,a Simpsonville native and to this union, James Theodore Bussey and George Shelbourne Bussey were born. Later she married her second husband, George Barnes.
She was preceded in death by her parents Jimmie Lou and Will Wade, son James T. Bussey, her husbands Marvin Bussey and George Barnes.
Survivors: son, George S. Bussey; granddaughters, Connie B. Cosby and Jill Bussey-Harris (Monroe); and a host of relatives and friends.
Visitation: Wednesday, January 30, 2013 from 3-7 p.m. Funeral: Thursday, January 31 , 2013 at 11 a.m. Both services will be held at her church, 2203 Dixie Highway. Burial: Louisville Cemetery. Hathaway & Clark, Inc. in charge of arrangements.
Published in The Courier-Journal on January 29, 2013
Created by: BDA.
Record added: Feb 12, 2013
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