Rev. James William Vessels

Obituary

The Rev. James William Vessels, 88, of Elizabethtown, died on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013.
He was preceded in death by two wives, Loretta Vessels and Beulah Vessels; parents, Ozzy and Eleanor French Vessels; three brothers, Ozzy Jr., Billy and Dutch Vessels; and three sisters, Stella Keplinger, Lucy Reassor and Viola Burton.
He is survived by three sons, Kenny Vessels, Randy Vessels and Roman Trujillo; two daughters, Martha Joyce Butticci and Bobbie Ann Clenney; one sister, Barbara Thomas; two brothers, Charles Cotton Vessels and Sid Vessels; and 28 grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at Noon on Wednesday, Jan. 30, at Open Door Assembly Church with burial in Gospel Kingdom Campground Cemetery. Visitation was from 5-7:30 p.m. on Thursday at the church. Dixon-Atwood & Trowbridge Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Published in The Pioneer News on Jan. 30, 2013
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