Arthur Trotter, Sr.

Published 7:00 am Thursday, August 31, 2017

“I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the Faith” – 2 Timothy:

Services for Arthur Trotter, Sr., 98, of Picayune, Mississippi, who passed away on Tuesday, August 29, 2017, will be held on Saturday, September 2, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at New Beginning Baptist Church, Picayune. Pastor Joey L. Mark will officiate at the service. 

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Arthur was born on Feb. 2, 1919 in Pachuta, Mississippi to the late Sam and the late Phoebe Trotter.  Arthur was educated in Pachuta, in the Jasper County Education System.  He relocated to Picayune as a young man where he met Stella Mae Mark and the two joined in holy matrimony, unto this union 10 children were born.

Arthur was previously fellowshipped with St. Matthews Missionary Baptist Church.  He was previously employed as a Machine Operator at St. Regis, later known as General Box Company. 

Arthur Trotter Sr. ended his earthly walk to begin his heavenly existence Tuesday, August 29, 2017, at Highland Community Hospital.  He is preceded in death by parents, three sons, Arthur Trotter, Jr., Joe B. Trotter, and Charles Trotter; and one daughter, Katie Mae Richards. He leaves to cherish his loving memories: his faithful, devoted, and loving wife Stella Mae Trotter; three sons: Emmanuel (Elizabeth), James (Billie Rae) Trotter, and Dennis Trotter; Three daughters: Thelma Bridges, Dianne T. (Danny) Acker, Margaret Spikes, all of Picayune, MS; thirty-seven grandchildren; and a host of great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be at the church one hour prior to service. Interment will be Picayune Cemetery.  Entrusted to Brown’s Funeral Home.