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James "Kelton" Russell
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Birth: Jul. 19, 1932
Corsicana
Navarro County
Texas, USA
Death: Aug. 5, 2002
Lindsay
Garvin County
Oklahoma, USA

James Kelton Russell who went by the name of Kelton had been a very good baseball player through out his childhood. He was a Left Handed Pitcher who went on to play in the Minor Leagues. In 1956 at the age of 23 yrs he was a starter pitcher with the Rochester Red Wings. In 1957 he played for the Red Wings and then with the Omaha Cardinals. In 1959 he played for the New Orleans Pelicans.

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Obituary----
James Kelton Russell, 70, of Lindsay, OK passed away Monday, Aug. 5, 2002.

He was born July 19, 1932, in Corsicana. He first married Nell Fortenberry who passed away in 1972. He then married Linda Gay Russell on Jan. 31, 1976, in Ulysses, Kansas. He was raised in the Lubbock area and was a production foreman for OXY/USA before retiring. He was a member of the Church of Christ.

Survivors include his wife; Linda,
his mother, Buna Lattice Russell of Seminole;
three sons, James Keith of Las Vegas, N.M.,
Jimmie Lee Youree of Billings, Mont., and
Williams Paul Youree of Jacksonville, Fla.;
two daughters, Pamela Sue Herring of Pampa and
Cindi Ann Jared of Abilene, Kan.;
a brother, Paul Burgett of Seminole;
10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
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(Obituary Previously entered by Find A Grave Contributor, Carl)
 
 
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 Parents:
  Henry Rockmore Russell (1911 - 1992)
  Buna Lattice Burgett Russell (1910 - 2005)
 
 Spouse:
  Erma Nell Fortenberry Russell (1933 - 1972)
 
 Siblings:
  Henry Powell Russell (1932 - 1948)*
  James "Kelton" Russell (1932 - 2002)
  Kenneth Richard Russell (1936 - 1986)*
  Robert Louie Russell (1942 - 1957)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lamesa Memorial Park
Lamesa
Dawson County
Texas, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Carl
Record added: Jun 14, 2009
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James Kelton Russell
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 Added: Jun. 14, 2009
 
 
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