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 Olive <I>Edgell</I> Bussell

Olive Edgell Bussell

Death 27 Aug 2004 (aged 89)
Burial Riverside, Riverside County, California, USA
Plot Section MA Site 298
Memorial ID 19563507 · View Source
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Wife of Robert H. Bussell
also buried here.

Olive E Bussell
Service Info.: MAJ US AIR FORCE
Birth Date: 1 Jun 1915
Death Date: 27 Aug 2004
Relation: Wife of Bussell, Robert H
Interment Date: 14 Nov 2004

BUSSELL, OLIVE EDGELL Died August 26, 2004 of a heart attack at the age of 89. She was born in Pine Grove, West Virginia, June 1, 1915. After graduation from the local high school, she went to work for Fostoria Glass Works. During WWII she joined the Women's Army Corp and served in the Medical Administration Division. After several different assignments in Mississippi and Pennsylvania, she was promoted to Captain. She married Robert Hugh Bussell June 16, 1947 and then resigned her commission. Olive graduated from Arizona State University (ASU), Tempe, AZ. in 1972 with a degree in Sociology/Social Work. She attended the graduate school of Social Work at ASU. She and her husband moved to Riverside in 1978.

Olive was preceded in death by her parents, Ambert Edgell and Rose Elizabeth Van Camp, her sister Rosemary Cleary, and her husband Robert H. Bussell.

She is survived and will be deeply missed by her daughter and son-in-law, Roberta and Donald Whitney of Oklahoma City and her grandchildren Jonathan C. Whitney of Las Cruces, NM, Robert T. Whitney of Buenos Aires, Argentina and Geneva C. Whitney of College Station, TX.

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  • Created by: Bud
  • Added: 28 May 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19563507
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Olive Edgell Bussell (1 Jun 1915–27 Aug 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19563507, citing Riverside National Cemetery, Riverside, Riverside County, California, USA ; Maintained by Bud (contributor 46594959) .