Rell Trolinger Bearden
May 30, 1929 – July 16, 2019

Memorial services for Rell Trolinger Bearden, 90, of Cairo, GA, are at 10:00 a.m., Friday, July 19, 2019, at the First Baptist Church, Cairo, GA. Rev. Chris Allen will officiate. Services will conclude in the church. Private interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Cairo, GA. Mr. Bearden passed away at his home in Cairo, GA, on Tuesday, July 16, 2019.

Mr. Bearden was born on May 30, 1929, in Shelbyville, TN, to the late Crawford “CB” Bearden and Mary Trolinger Bearden. On Dec. 25, 1965, he married Shirley Gibson Bearden, who survives. Rell retired from the Cairo Fire Department and Cairo Baptist Church. He loved Braves Baseball, the Cairo Syrupmakers and Elvis. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Cairo.

Survivors include: his wife, Shirley Bearden of Cairo, GA; sons, Samuel Culver (Lynn) of Dalton, GA, Randy Bearden of Cairo, GA; grandchildren, Theresa Neill (Tommy) of Cairo, GA, Chris Culver (Travis) of Chattanooga, TN, Jonathan Fallin (Shannon) of Ringgold, GA; great-grandchildren, Makayla Lock, Bailey Lock, both of Dalton, GA, Elliett Charles of Ringgold, GA; brothers, Johnny Bearden (Twila) of Cairo, GA, Freddy Bearden (Linda) of Cairo, GA; sister, Mary Ann Henderson of Dalton, GA; beloved pet, J. D.; and a host of nieces, nephews, and extended family. He was preceded in death by his parents and five brothers.

Memorials may be made in Mr. Bearden’s memory to: Cairo First Baptist Church, P. O. Box 1538, Cairo, GA 39828.

The family will receive friends at the First Baptist Church immediately following the memorial service.

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