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Obituaries from the September 24 paper.

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Rosetta "Cotten" Foster Bussell, 92, a native and resident of Starks, died on Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014 at her residence.

She was a member of the United Pentecostal Church of Deweyville, Texas. She loved her family and friends but most of all, she loved God. She was tough and fiesty with a strong sense of humor. She was a prayer warrior and a true Christian example. She served as the Church Secretary at First Pentecostal Church of Starks for over 30 years. She loved to cook and her family enjoyed her chicken and dumplins and her homemade biscuits. She enjoyed being outdoors.

She was the daughter of the late Calvin Foster and the late Letha Hyatt Foster.

She is survived by her daughter, Jean Parish of Starks; and one sister, Bessie Mae Smith and husband, Gordon of Griffin, Ga; six grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her father and mother, Calvin Foster and Letha Hyatt Foster; her husband of over 50 years, Willie Bussell; two sons, David Wayne Bussell and Billy Glenn "Poss" Bussell; two brothers, Luster Foster and Tom Foster; four sisters, Winnie Hyatt, Bobbie Stanley, Dorothy Martinez and Celia Poole.

The family received friends from 5-9 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 19, and from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 20, at United Pentecostal Church in Deweyville, Texas. The funeral was held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 20, at United Pentecostal Church in Deweyville, Texas with Pastor Michael Orange and Pastor Daryll Orange officiating. Interment was at Hyatt Cemetery.

(Paid Memorial)

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