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Darnell Fuson, 93
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Miss Darnell Fuson, 93, of McMinnville died Wednesday, Sept. 4, at Raintree Manor Nursing Center. 

She was born April 2, 1926, in DeKalb County, was a personal caretaker, and attended The Baptist Tabernacle and Cumberland Chapel Free Will Baptist Church. Miss Fuson was preceded in death by her parents Solon and Verda Midget Fuson and brothers Freddie Brown Fuson and Louis Fuson.

Survivors include her brother Charles Fuson of McMinnville, sister-in-law Reba Fuson of Liberty, nieces Carol Pelham and Wanda Cantrell, both of McMinnville, and Becky (James) Taylor of Liberty, nephews Layne (Darlene) Fuson and Tracy (Stephanie) Fuson, both of Liberty, special great-nieces and great-nephews Lauran Cantrell, Kyle (Chelsea) Pelham and Kaleb Pelham (fiancé, Madison Bouldin), and special caregiver Lola Griffith. Other nieces, nephews, family members, and friends also survive.

Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, at McMinnville Funeral Home Chapel. Bro. Gary McBride will officiate. Interment will follow at Whorton Springs Cemetery in Smithville. 

The Fuson family will receive friends from 3 to 8 p.m. Friday and again from 10 a.m. until the time of service Saturday at the parlors of McMinnville Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made toward Gideon Bibles. Online condolences may be made at

McMinnville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) Sept. 6, 2019