Estus, Tressie Eloise (Trion)

Friday, February 1, 2013

Tressie Eloise Estus, 71, of Trion, GA passed away Tuesday, January 29, 2013 in Redmond Regional Medical Center.  

Mrs. Estus was born August 26, 1941 in Trion.  She was a member of the Bethel Memorial Baptist Church, was retired from Mount Vernon Mills where she was a member of the Quarter Century Club, and was a member of Senior Citizens Center.

Mrs. Estus was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Paul Estus; and her father and mother, Judson P. and Monteal Dooley Williams.

Mrs. Estus is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Theresa and Greg Latta and Debra and Michael Taylor of Trion and Marcella and Jose Cabrera of Trenton; her grandchildren, Andy Latta, Ben Latta, Philip Cabrera, Nina Cabrera and Faith Grace Cabrera; great-grandson, Knox Latta; and brother and his wife, Judson and Glenda Williams of Texas. 

Funeral services will be Saturday, February 2, at 11 a.m. from the Chapel of the Erwin-Petitt Funeral Home with Rev. Bud Marteen and Rev. Marc Williams officiating.  Interment will follow in the West Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers will be the following gentlemen and they are asked to assemble at the funeral home on the day of the service by 10:30 a.m., Steve Keith, Kirk Estus, Don Estus, Steve Blevins, Mark Cothran, and Jamie Mitchell.  Honorary Pallbearers will be all members of the Bethel Memorial Baptist Church and the Senior Center.

Visitation for Mrs. Tressie Eloise Estus will be Friday, February 1, at the Erwin-Petitt Funeral Home where the family will receive friends from 6-9 p.m.   

Erwin-Petitt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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