Ressie Elam Trusty of Hazel Green, KY, passed away Tuesday, December 25, 2018 at Kentucky River Medical Center, Jackson, KY, at the age of 99 years, 11 months, and 29 days. She was born Thursday, December 26, 1918, at Quicksand, KY, in Breathitt County, daughter of the late Brice & Dora Craft Patrick.
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Ressie was Christian and of the Pentecostal Faith. She was a homemaker, devoting her life to care for her family and home. She was a loving mother and grandmother and will be missed by all her family and friends.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one daughter, Pauline Dunn; one grandchild; two great grandchildren; and six brothers and sisters.
She is survived by three children, Vernon Elam of Cannel City, KY, Helen Adams of Hazel Green, KY, and Norman Elam of Ditney Ridge, KY; seventeen grandchildren; and several great and great-great grandchildren.
Funeral service 1:00 p.m., Saturday, December 29, 2018 at Potter Funeral Home, with Bro. Charles Conley & Bro. Dallas Patrick officiating. Burial to follow in the Elam-Deborde Cemetery, Wheelrim Road, Hazel Green, KY. Visitation 6 p.m., Friday, December 28, 2018 at the funeral home.
Pallbearers: Travis Lykins, Jordan Lykins, Junior Elam, Christopher Elam, Jack Elam, and Brandon Elam.