Ernest Cecil Russom  Obit

Pilgrim Rest Cemetery

Wood Co. Tx

Submitted by Elaine Bay Nall


Rains Co. Leader
Sept 21, 2004
Ernie C. Russom

Funeral services for Ernest Cecil Russom, 80, of Alba were held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, September 18, at Wilson-Bartley Funeral Home, with Delton Alexander and G.D. Phillips officiating.  Burial was in Pilgrim Rest #2 Cemetery near Golden, under the direction of Wilson-Bartley Funeral Home of Alba. Pallbearers were Gary Johnstone, Jimmy Maddox, Sherwood Harrell, Del Fansler, Kenny Briggs, and Robbie Smith.  Mr. Russom died Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2004, at a Quitman hospital.  He was born to Dude and Lillie Mossington Russom on Oct. 5, 1923, in Wood County.  He was a resident of Alba for most of his life. He was a decorated soldier in WWII and served in the Army Air Corps, and was a retired roughneck. He was a member of the church of Christ.  He is survived by a son, Neal and daughter-in-law Molly Russom of East Tawakoni; daughter and son-in-law Dayna and Randy McManus of Alba; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; and wife Margaret Sue Russom