Wendell was preceded in death by his parents, Ernest Lee and Mary Florence Payne Trussell, one daughter, Connie Brown, one brother James Clifford Trussell, and two infant brothers.
He is survived by his loving wife of fifty-one years, Wanda Trussell, one daughter, Sue Ireland and husband Robert of Georgia, one son, Robert Wendell Trussell of Manchester, Tennessee, one sister, Anna Sekulich and husband Tony of Tullahoma, Tennessee, two brothers, Ronny Lee Trussell of Decherd, Tennessee, Wayne Trussell of Manchester, Tennessee, four grandchildren, Lindsay Brown Winton and husband Josh of Manchester, Tennessee, Tanner Trussell of Hillsboro, Tennessee, Hannah Brown of Beechgrove, Tennessee, Jacob Trussell of Hillsboro, Tennessee, step-mother Ann Haynes and husband Kenneth of Tracy City, Tennessee, special friends, Richard and Karen Myers and Rachael Myers of Manchester, Tennessee, Marion and Kay Hill and Halie and Matthew Hill of Columbia, Tennessee, his Church family at Faith Free Will Baptist Church, and several nieces, nephew, cousins and dear friends also survive.
Mr. Trussell was a member of the Faith Free Will Baptist Church in Manchester where he served as Pastor for thirty-one years. During his ministry he served as Pastor at the Loyal Chapel Free Will Baptist Church in Columbia, Tennessee, the New Salem Free Will Baptist Church in Colquitt, Georgia and the Pelham Free Will Baptist Church in Pelham, Tennessee. Wendell enjoyed fishing and family time. His faith and his family were his life. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him and loved him.
Funeral Services for Mr. Wendell Trussell will be conducted on Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 11:00 AM at the Coffee County Funeral Chapel will Pastor Brandon Stutts officiating.
Burial will follow in the Blanton Chapel Cemetery, Coffee County, Tennessee.
Visitation will be held on Friday, October 10, 2014 from 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM at the Coffee County Funeral Chapel, Manchester, Tennessee.
COFFEE COUNTY FUNERAL CHAPEL IS HONORED TO SERVE THE FAMILY OF WENDELL TRUSSELL.