Winnie Bussell, 86, of Hamburg, died Wednesday, December 15, 2021, at her sister’s residence. Mrs. Bussell was a native and resident of the Trafalgar Community outside of Hamburg until 1979 when she moved to Lake Village and has resided in Hamburg for the past ten years. She graduated from Portland High School in 1953 and was a member of the Egypt Missionary Baptist Church. Mrs. Bussell worked as an Emergency Medical Technician for 10 years, was a dispatcher and jailor for Arkansas City, McGehee, and Hamburg, having retired in 2009 from the Lake Village Police Department. Mrs. Bussell was an avid deer hunter and enjoyed riding horses, camping, fishing, and in her spare time, she would crochet and do embroidery.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, John Calvin Bussell, Jr. in 2012; a son, Joseph Parker “J.P.” Bussell in 2010; her daughter-in-law, Sharon Bussell in May of this year; her parents, Willie Rolen and Lorene Bates Streeter; three brothers, Jackie Streeter, Willie B. Streeter and Aubrey Streeter and two sisters, Mary Edith Streeter and Lois Deanda.
She is survived by a son, Johnny C. Bussell of Middleton, Tennessee; a sister, Shirley Tomerlin of Hamburg; two brothers, Scott Streeter of Lake Village and Bobby Streeter of Louisiana; two sisters-in-law, Willie Bussell of Sulphur Springs, Texas and Brenda Bussell of Jacksonville; her special caregiver, Pam Thornton of Hamburg; ten grandchildren, many great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services are 10 a.m., Friday, December 17, 2021, in the Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Richard West officiating. Burial will be in the Hamburg Cemetery. Pallbearers are Morris Knight, Mike Bays, Johnny Dewayne Bussell, Patrick Tomerlin, Kevin Bussell, and Dale Streeter. Honorary pallbearers are Randy Streeter and Eddie McGathy.
Visitation will be 9:30 – 10 a.m., Friday in the funeral home chapel.
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