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Bessie D. Roussell entered into eternal rest on Saturday, October 24, 2015. She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph Roussell Jr. Daughter of the late Phillip and Rosa Nell Dunbar. Loving mother of LaRosa Smith, Rosanell Alphonse, Elsie King and Rosana (Edwin) Trufant. Grandmother of Millard (Keisha) Smith III, Stacey (Tim) Andrade, Erika (Chaz) Ruiz and Megan Tillman. She is also survived by her sisters in law Ramona, Sylvia and Loretta, seven great grandchildren, and a host of other relatives and friends.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral service at 9:00 AM on Saturday, October 31, 2015 at Rhodes Chapel, 3933 Washington Ave. Visitation will be from 8:00 AM until 9:00 AM. Interment: Resthaven Cemetery. Please visit to sign the online guest book.