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Roundaway Baptist Church
Friday March 30th, 2018
9:00am - 11:00am

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Amelia Rusca

CLEVELAND - Fannie Amelia Rusca, age 81, of Cleveland, MS formerly of Drew, passed away on Sunday March 18, 2018 at the Cleveland Heath & Rehabilitation.

The family will receive friends Friday, March 30, 2018 from 9:00 AM till 11:00 AM at Cleveland Funeral Home.

Amelia was born on November 01, 1936 to John Monroe and Annie (Sanders) Dunson in Vaughn, MS.

She married Fancher Bailey July 9, 1953 and they moved to Shelby, MS to begin their family. After Mr. Bailey's death Amelia and family moved to California where she met and married Wilfred Peter "Moose" Rusca in 1980. While in California, Amelia was an inspector/sorter for the California Almond Growers where she had worked for 25 years. In 1998 Amelia moved to Drew, MS to be near family. She enjoyed playing bingo, watching crime stories, football, and ice skating on TV, music, plants, flowers, animals and being at the activities of her children and grandchildren. Amelia was a member of Drew Baptist Church.

Amelia was preceded in death by her parents, John Monroe and Annie Sanders Dunson, Husbands, Fancher Bailey and Wilfred Peter Rusca, brothers, Donald Dunson, Henry Dunson, sisters, Ione Tinsley, Laura Jane Petty, Son -in -law, Guy Cox and a granddaughter, Brandilyn Reese.

 Amelia is survived by her children Sherry Cox of Drew, MS, Gary Bailey (Chris) of Ceres, CA, Barbara Reese of Modesto, CA, Mark Bailey (Sandy) of Drew, MS, Rick Bailey (Karen) of Salida, CA and a Sister, Johnnie Dunson Davis of Elliott, MS. 12 Grandchildren and 22 Great Grandchildren.

Cleveland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. The on-line guest register may be signed at www.clevelandfuneralhome.net.


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Rest in peace Aunt Mickey. Fly with the Angels

Patricia Travis Mar 29 2018 12:00 AM

Aunt Mickey was one of the most elegant ladies that I knew growing up. Her insight and grace under pressure will be missed. God keep her until we all meet again.

Kelly Stuart Mar 27 2018 12:00 AM

May she rest in peace.

Chris Balducci Mar 21 2018 12:00 AM

Sorry for the pain and emptiness of heart the death of your loved one has put upon you. Death is an enemy to all of us. Soon Jesus Christ will call all those in the memorial tombs they will hear his voice and come out. Yes, the resurrection will be a reality on a peaceful earth. (Psalm 37:29; John 5:28 & 29; Acts 24:15)

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