Mary Susan Humphrey “Sue” Usry, 70, of Metter, GA., died Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at St. Joseph’s Hospital.
Sue was born in Savannah, Georgia to the late John Elias and Harriette Humphrey. She was a 1965 graduate of Savannah High School. Her first jobs were at Elliotts Drugs and Revco of Savannah. Later she worked in the office of Dr Phil Hadaway then moved on to Savannah Family Practice, where she worked for Dr Wojonowich, Dr Geffen, Dr Hissam and Dr Charmatz.
Sue moved to Metter, Georgia in 1989
She became an EMT in 1990 and a Paramedic in 1993, serving at Mercy Ambulance,Chatham County EMS, Bryan County, Effingham County, Johnson County EMS, Southside Fire Department, Liberty County and Fort Stewart until her retirement in 2014.
Her hobbies included online gaming, hosting the Eternal Vision Gospel Group weekends, as well as her many associates in the gospel music industry and spending time with her best friend Sue Osborne.
Sue was a member of New Life Baptist Church in Metter Georgia, and the FOP Lodge number 7 in Savannah.
Over a 40 year period she opened her home to more than 25 foster kids.
In addition to her parents she is preceeded in death by her brother John David Humphrey
Surviving are her husband Larry R Usry Sr; a son Larry R “Bubba” Usry Jr.; a daughter Georgia Usry Hozey(Thomas)all of Metter; a sister Jean McCorkle of Savannah, Ga; sister in law Stephanie Lowenthal Humphrey (David); Multiple In-Laws from the Usry family and two grandchildren, Silas Patrick Hozey and Madison Claire Hozey; extended family Gabriella Faller and Sophia DeBeer . She has a large number of nieces and nephews; and her beloved dog BeeBee.
Services are incomplete
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made to Baker McCullough Funeral Home (Hubert C. Baker Chapel) towards funeral expenses of Mary Usry.