Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

Obituaries

January 9, 2014

Marcella Bussell

CROSSVILLE — Oct. 30, 1921—Jan. 5, 2014

Marcella Bussell, 92, passed away in Xenia, OH, Green Memorial Hospital Jan. 5, 2014. A celebration of life will be held at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home, 2653 N. Main St., Saturday, Jan. 11. Public visitation will be at 1:30 p.m., with the funeral at 2 p.m. All are welcome to attend.

She was born Oct. 30, 1921, in Chillicothe, OH, but lived in Cumberland County for 42 years of her life.

Marcella was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Bussell; brother, Robert Thomas; mother, Verlie Thomas; and father, John Thomas.

Left to cherish her memories are her daughters, Pamala Miller with husband, James Miller, and Diana Hines James with husband, Timothy James; son, Michael Hines; grandchildren, Lee Mortimer, Marianne Mortimer Frantz with husband, Jerry Frantz, Layton Hood Jr. with wife, Sheila Hood, and Anita Hood Fugate; great-grandchildren, Amanda Hood Robbins and Levi Biter; great-great-grandchild, Rylie Robbins; sisters, Mildred Schreader and Donna Jean Sarber; and brother, William H. Thomas, 95.

During the last two months of her life, she stated that she was ready to go to meet Jesus in her heavenly home. Marcella passed away aproximently 9:40 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 5, just in time to attend her first church service in heaven with the angels.  

Crossville Memorial Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. was in charge of the arrangements.

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