Obituary for Delores Jane Hillyard Trussell

Delores Jane Hillyard Trussell, 59, of White Post, died Friday, March 26, 2010 in Winchester Medical Center.

She was born July 24, 1950 in Clarke County, VA, the daughter of Elmer Eugene Hillyard, Sr. and Audrey Louise Carroll Hillyard.

She married Charles Iden Trussell.

Mrs. Trussell worked in housekeeping with the US Army Corps of Engineers and was a private caregiver.

She was a member of the Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church.

Surviving are her husband; a daughter, Samantha Louise Robertson and her husband Lucian Lee of Winchester; three brothers, Elmer Eugene Hillyard, Jr. and Allen LeRoy Hillyard both of Winchester and Leo Lee Hillyard of White Post; three nephews, James Hillyard, Cody Hillyard and Jason Hillyard; her best friends, Kirby Robertson, Sr. and Edith Lineburg both of Winchester, Christina Walker of Stephens City and Becky Spiker of White Post and her two pets, Bailey and Nieko which were her pride and joy.

A brother, Ronald Eugene “Moose” Hillyard, is deceased.

Friends will be received at Phelps Funeral Chapel, 5095 Main Street, Stephens City on Monday, March 29, 2010, from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.

A memorial service will be at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the SPCA, 115 Featherbed Lane, Winchester, VA 22601 or to Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church, Clarke County, VA.

via Michael R. Phelps and Associates, Funeral Directors.