Ellis Funeral Home

801 Andrews Highway, Midland, TX


Otis O. Trolinder

May 11, 1934February 4, 2020

Otis O. Trolinder, 85, formerly of Midland, passed away Tuesday, February 4, 2020 in Ridgeland, MS. He was born May 11, 1934 in Childress, TX to the late Lela Mae (Odom) and Clyde Trolinder.

Otis married Louise Myers and they moved to Midland in 1954. They were married for 56 years when she passed away in 2007. He worked as an insurance agent and retired from Allstate in 2005. In 2010, he married Earline Bell.

He is survived by his wife, Earline Trolinder; sons, Jimmy Trolinder and David Trolinder; sister, Lavern Berryman; brother, Del Trolinder; five grandchildren, Dave, Crystal, Coby, Jacob and Amanda; seven great grandchildren, David, Shelby, Cierra, Memphis, Kennedy, Mystery, and Malachi; and two great-great grandchildren, Ansley and Cadence.

Otis is preceded in death by his wife, Louise Trolinder; parents, Clyde and Lela Mae Trolinder; and brother, Marvin Trolinder.

Funeral services will be held Sunday, February 9, 2020 at 2 PM at Ellis Funeral Home with Pastor Mike Bartlett officiating. Graveside services will be Monday, February 10, 2020 at 11 AM at Resthaven Memorial Park.


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Karen London

February 9, 2020

Bob and I worked with Otis , and really enjoyed his company and amazing outlook on life. He was a wonderful and caring man who loved his family. There is certainly a wonderful new angel in Heaven. I wish peace and blessings on Jim and the rest of his family.