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Jane Hodge Bussell

March 5, 1927 ~ April 5, 2022 (age 95)

Obituary

Jane Hodge Bussell (Terry), 95, of Brooksville, Florida, passed away Tuesday, April 5, 2022 from complications due to a stroke.
 
Born on March 5, 1927 in Mitchellville, Maryland, she was raised on a tobacco farm and the youngest of five children.  She would go on to meet and marry and raise a family in numerous cities as an Air Force war pilot’s wife.  Jane and Hank moved to Florida and retired there in 1972 enjoying life on the West Coast of Florida.  She enjoyed playing golf and bridge, working in her yard, walking her dog, Daisy, and being part of an active church life, singing in the choir and playing the handbells.

She was a constant pillar of strength to her family.

Jane remained sharp and fun-loving to the end.  Taking care of her own home, drove and lived alone, and was looking forward to her 95th birthday celebration with friends before she suffered a stroke.

She is survived by her loving children, Jana Bonderud (David) and Thomas Clay Bussell; her grandchildren, Lauren Bonderud, Eric Bonderud, and Hunter Bussell; and numerous beloved nieces and nephews.  Jane is preceded in death by Lt. Col Henry C. Bussell, USAF (d. 1995) and Col Russell Britton, USAF (d. 2017).

A celebration of Jane’s life will be held at 11:30am, Friday, May 6, 2022 at Brooksville First United Methodist Church followed by a luncheon in the Fellowship Hall and then a private burial service for the family at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, Florida.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Brooksville First United Methodist Church.
 
 
 
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MERRITT FUNERAL HOME
BROOKSVILLE, FLORIDA
(352)796-6699
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Services

Celebration of Life
Friday
May 6, 2022

11:30 AM
Brooksville First United Methodist Church
109 South Broad Street
Brooksville, Florida 34601

Donations

Brooksville First United Methodist Church
109 South Broad Street, Brooksville FL 34601
Tel: 1-352-796-3363
Web: http://fumcbrooksville.com

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