Condolences to Friends and Family of Anne Bussey Seigler Fuller

Anne Bussey Seigler Fuller, 95, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away Saturday, April 13, 2019 at New Horizons-Lanier Park. Born February 7, 1924 in Augusta, Georgia, Anne Bussey was the daughter of Essie B. and James W. Seigler of McCormick, South Carolina.

Fuller graduated from McCormick High School in 1941 and graduated from The Women’s College in 1945, where she majored in biology. Fuller was a member of Phi Mu Fraternity, Sigma Pi Alpha, Phi Beta Sigma, Mu Phi Epsilon and the YWCA Choir. Upon graduation she became an instructor in the Brenau biology department, filling in for her professor who had been drafted. She attended the Juilliard School of Music the summer of 1947 in New York City and performed in Carnegie Hall on April 20, 1948.

She returned to school at the University of Georgia where she received her master’s degree in music. Fuller taught for many years in the Brenau music department, becoming the department chairman and eventually acting chairman of Fine Arts and Humanities before her retirement at age 62.

Fuller was preceded in death by her husband James A. Fuller of Gainesville. She is survived by her children Gemma, 1974 graduate of The Women’s College, and Ed Jordan of Tobyhanna, Pennsylvania, Allen Fuller of Columbia, South Carolina, and Dianna Fuller, 1976 graduate of Brenau Academy and 1980 graduate of The Women’s College, of Gainesville.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to Gainesville First United Methodist Church or Brenau University.

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