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Reuben William Trussell

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Reuben William Trussell

Funeral services for Mr. Reuben William Trussell of Jena, La. will be held at 11:00 am Tuesday, April 22, 2014 in Chapel of Hixson Brothers Funeral Home in Jena with Rev. Dominick DiCarlo officiating. Interment will follow in the Pollock Cemetery in Pollock.

The family asks that visitation be observed from 5 until 9 pm on Monday April 21, 2014 and from 8 am until time for services on Tuesday at the funeral home.

Mr. Trussell, 75, was born on November 16, 1938 in Ruston, La. and passed from this life on Friday April 18, 2014 at LaSalle General Hospital in Jena.

He retired from the U.S. Air Force.

Those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Martha Phillips Trussell of Jena; daughter, Trudy Goode of Houma; son, George Lee Trussell of Houma; sisters, Diane Winningham of Shreveport and Sally Wilson of Jena; brothers, Gale Trussell of Alexandria and Conn Trussell of Houston, Texas and grandchild, Nickolas W. Goode.

He was preceded in death by parents, George Rueben and Lurline Shaw Trussell.

Serving as pallbearers will be Jeremy Wilson, Greg Wilbanks, Gary Wilbanks, Walter Young, Jimmy Skinner and Eddie Jones.

Honorary pallbearers will be Tommy Phillips, Jay Winningham, Dale Trussell, Connie Trussell, Lamar Hodges and all the Trussell cousins.

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Published in The Town Talk on Apr. 21, 2014
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