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Bobby Stanley Trussell
(July 17, 1936 - July 20, 2018)

Funeral services for Bobby Stanley Trussell of Winona will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, July 23, in the Oliver Funeral Home Chapel,
with burial following in Oakwood Cemetery in Winona.  Rev. Ed McDaniel will officiate the services.  Pallbearers will be Mr. Trussell's
grandsons and nephews, Danny Trussell, Gary Trussell, Gregg Trussell, Grant Trussell, Jason Trussell, Jimmy Trussell, and Will
Trussell.  Honorary pallbearers will be Henry Allman, Dr. Tom Dulin, Danny Hardin, Freddie Hooper, Dwight Lollar, Bob Long, Joe Moore,
Dr. John Perry, Ted Shook, Dr. Bernard Taylor, Paul Townsend III, Oakley Trussell, Johnny Tullos, William Trussell, Lance VanHorn, and
Billy Wells.

Visitation will be Monday, July 23, from 12:00 noon until service time, at Oliver Funeral Home.

Mr. Trussell, 82, died on Friday, July 20, at his home where he had lived for over 50 years.  He was born in Choctaw County, Mississippi,
on July 17, 1936, to John Stanley and Versa Sybil Daves Trussell.  He retired after 37 years with the Winona Public Schools, serving as
Industrial Arts Instructor for 10 years and Vocational Director for 27 years.  During this time, he was named the Mississippi Industrial Arts
Outstanding Teacher of the Year by the American Industrial Arts Association.  Mr. Trussell also served in the Mississippi Army National
Guard and was a member of the American Legion and North Winona Baptist Church.

Mr. Trussell is survived by his wife, Mamie Tullos Trussell of Winona; daughter, Valerie Townsend and her husband, Paul IV, of Indianola;
son, Trent Trussell and his wife, Stephanie, of Tupelo; brother, William Trussell of Jasper, Alabama; and three grandchildren.  He was
preceded in death by his parents and three brothers, Johnny Trussell, Cecil Trussell and James Trussell.

Memorial contributions may be made to any foundation or charity of the donor's choice, or to one of the following:  Parkinson's
Foundation, 1-800-473-4636 ( or 1-800-708-7644 (

Monday, July 23           12 - 2 pm
Oliver Funeral Home

Monday, July 23               2 pm
Oliver Chapel

Oakwood Cemetery
July 17, 1936
July 20, 2018