Mae (Furtick) Busbee

May 7, 1927 ~ August 25, 2020 (age 93)


Wagener – Mrs. Mae Amyrillis Furtick Busbee, 93, entered into eternal rest Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Born in Aiken County, S.C. on May 7,1927.   Mrs. Mae was the daughter of the late Robert Maury Furtick and Lester Mae Kennerly Furtick.

Mrs. Mae was a graduate of Williston High School.  Mrs. Mae along with her husband were founders and owners of Busbee’s Hdwe. Co for 42 years. She was also the bookkeeper for many years.  Mrs. Mae was a member of First Baptist Church of Wagener. She loved God, her family, her friends, and her garden.

Mrs. Mae was the wife for 65 years of the late Jimmy Carl Busbee.  She was the mother of three sons; M. Judson (Nancy) Busbee of Pawleys Island, Rodney (Susie) Busbee of North Myrtle Beach, and Doug (Jackie) Busbee of Wagener, and one daughter; Gwen B. (Rhett) Salley of Johnsonville. 

Mrs. Mae was the Grandmother of; the late William E. Busbee, Anna B. Daly (Kip), Dr. Brantley (Brooke) Busbee, Mindy Salley, Tillman (Ilissa) Busbee, Maegwen (Kyle) Salley-Massie, Ethan (Morgan) Busbee. and Brielle (Colt) Bedenbaugh.  She was the Great Grandmother of; Tanner Daly, Brighton Daly, Grey Daly, Boden Daly, Laura Busbee, Matthew Busbee, Aislinn Busbee, Liam Busbee, and Austin Busbee.

Mrs. Mae was the sister of late Colby (late Margaret) Furtick, the late Jack (Ethel Ann) Furtick, Jim  (late Madelyn) Furtick, Wayne (Julia) Furtick, the late Oswald K. (late Marion) Furtick, the late Joyce (late Fladger) Richbourg, and the late Curgie Furtick.

Mrs. Mae wrote the following:

The things that are dearest to me that are blessings from our Heavenly Father. I would put God first on my list. Then having been born to the best, caring, and loving parents that anyone could ask for would be next. Thirdly, my devoted husband who means so very much to me. He has not only been a loving husband for sixty-five years, but also my best friend, partner, constant companion, and a great father to my children. Being a mother to our four children has been a very dear part of my life and becoming a grandmother to our eight precious grandchildren.

A Graveside Service will be held at 10 am Thursday at Wagener Cemetery.

Due to the current health pandemic, social distancing will be observed and face covering is required.

In lieu of flowers the family would appreciate that memorials be made to the American Cancer Society, 200 Center Point Circle , Suite 100, Columbia SC 29210-1790

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Graveside Service
August 27, 2020

10:00 AM
Wagener Cemetery
262 Columbia Road
Wagener, SC 29164


American Cancer Society
200 Center Point Circle , Suite 100, Columbia SC 29210-1790
Tel: 1-800-227-2345

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