Curtis and Son Funeral Home

1099 1st Ave NW, Childersburg, AL


Catherine Annette Trussell

10 January, 194430 December, 2019

Funeral services for Catherine Annette Trussell, age 75 of Childersburg, will be Saturday, January 4, 2020 at 2:00 PM at Curtis and Son Childersburg Chapel with Rev. Jimmy Dale Abrams officiating. Burial will follow in Harpersville Cemetery. Visitation will be held Friday, January 3 from 5:00 until 7:00 PM at the funeral home. She passed away December 30, 2019 at Grandview Medical Center. She is survived by her daughters, Barbara Ann Burkhalter of Odenville, Janice Marie Sims (Roland) of Childersburg, and Nora Annette Pardue of Childersburg; sister, Gloria Pettus of Auburndale, FL; brother, Lamar Pilgrim of Lakeland, FL, Horace Pilgrim of Auburndale, FL, and Wayne Pilgrim of Tennessee; seven grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her husband Clarence Trussell; parents, Dwight and Nora Annette Pilgrim; brothers, David, Harvey, and James Pilgrim; sister, Linda Sanford. Catherine loved to go to the Senior Center in Childersburg spending time with the people there and she will be greatly missed. Pallbearers will be John Adam Burkhalter, David Ogg, Nathan Ogg, Michael James Pardue, Leon Wideman and Jimmy Dismukes.


  • Barbara Ann Burkhalter, Daughter
  • Janice Marie Sims (Roland), Daughter
  • Nora Annette Pardue, Daughter
  • Gloria Pettus, Sister
  • Lamar Pilgrim, Brother
  • Horace Pilgrim, Brother
  • Wayne Pilgrim, Brother
  • Clarence Trussell, Husband (deceased)
  • Dwight Pilgrim, Father (deceased)
  • Nora Annette Pilgrim, Mother (deceased)
  • David Pilgrim, Brother (deceased)
  • Harvey Pilgrim, Brother (deceased)
  • James Pilgrim, Brother (deceased)
  • Linda Sanford, Sister (deceased)
  • 7 Grandchildren
    13 Great-Grandchildren
    Host of nieces and nephews

  • John Adam Burkhalter
  • David Ogg
  • Nathan Ogg
  • Michael James Pardue
  • Leon Wideman
  • Jimmy Dismukes


  • Visitation Friday, 3 January , 2020
  • Funeral Service Saturday, 4 January , 2020


Catherine Annette Trussell

have a memory or condolence to add?