Sammy Jay Trull

July 14, 1930October 11, 2018
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Sammy Jay Trull was born July 14, 1930 in Frost, Texas to parents Leonard Rufus and Hattie Jane (Lassiter) Trull and entered eternal rest on October 11, 2018 at the age of 88. Sammy was an ornery, stubborn, humorous, hardworking father of seven that always wanted to help. In his younger days he served our country in the United States Army. He and Geneva Glenn were married March 15, 1952 in Las Cruces, New Mexico. Sammy loved his family, tinkering in his shop, fishing and his dogs. He worked at several different jobs throughout his lifetime, including many years as a carpenter, before retiring from the post office. Sammy was very proud to be a member of the Kemp Masonic Lodge and the Scottish Rite. He was an amazing man and will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

Sammy was preceded in death by his parents, daughter Marilyn Trull, sisters Marie Cantrell and Joan Cantrell, brother Richard Trull, half-sisters Florence Fletcher and Callie Davidson

He is survived by his loving wife Geneva Trull of Kemp, daughter Wanda Fyffe and spouse Rick of Mesquite, daughter Nedra Trull of Kaufman, daughter Patsy Warren of Gun Barrel City, daughter Rita Dianne Thompson and spouse Danny of Kemp, son Michael Trull and spouse Toni of Mesquite, and daughter Kim Van Houten and spouse Kris of Tustin, CA; grandchildren: Carrie, Melissa, Ryan, Stacey, Christy, Jamison and Gwynn, great-grandchildren: Courtney, Brandon, Kennedy, Oliver and Parker and ; numerous nieces, nephews, other loving family members and many more friends.


  • Visitation Saturday, October 13, 2018
  • Funeral Service Sunday, October 14, 2018
  • Graveside Service Sunday, October 14, 2018

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