Green L. Bussell Obituary in Putnam County Herald on 30 March 1922
Green L. Bussell married Sarah J. Stone about 25 December 1869
The death of Green L. Bussell, an esteemed citizen of Algood, brought sorrow to his many friends in Algood, Cookeville and the surrounding community. Mr. Bussell passed out of this life on Saturday afternoon, March 25, at the age of seventy-three years and twenty days, having lived a useful Christian life. He unity with the Baptist church in 1875.
Mr. Bussell is survived by his devoted wife, who was Miss Sarah J. Stone, and seven of the eight children born to them. On Christmas day, 1919, Mr. and Mrs. Bussell celebrated their golden weddingat their home in Algood, with a reception attended by their many relatives and friends. Their daughter, Mrs. J. A. Mitchell of Oklahoma, died in 1918; the seven children living are: Mrs. M. H. Ellis, Cookeville, Mrs. B. P. Allison, Gallatin; Mrs. Marving K. Bennett, Algood; Asbury and Robert Bussell, Kansas City, Mo.; Thomas and Alpheus Bussell, Livingston. The sons are successful businesse men in the community in which they live, as are his sons-in-law, and he leaves these living monuments of good daughters and sons, to his upright honorable life.
Mr. and Mrs. Bussell were members of the Baptist church of Cookeville, and the pastor of that church, Rev. Sam Edwards, conducted the services in an impressive and beautiful way, assisted by Rev. Cullom Hosale of the Methodist church of Algood, with appropriate music conducted by Elder Collins of the Christian church of Algood. The pall bearers were: Hinson Judd, Vance Hunter, Harvey Peek, R. L. Hamlet, Will Wright, R. C. Boatman, and the interment was in the Algood cemetery on Monday morning, March 27.
Putnam County Herald
30 March 1922
Vol. XX, No. 43, Page 11