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Virgil Leroy Russell
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Birth: Mar. 16, 1917
Fairvalley
Woods County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Jan. 18, 2011
Clinton
Custer County
Oklahoma, USA

OBITUARY
January 20, 2011 "Alva Review-Courier"
Alva, Oklahoma
Funeral services for Virgil Leroy Russell will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at United Methodist Church in Freedom with Rev. Ray Hull officiating. Interment will be in Fairvalley Cemetery under the direction of Marshall Funeral Home. He was born on March 16, 1917 in Fairvalley to James Monroe and Amanda Jane (Littrell) Russell. He passed away on January 18, 2011 at Clinton Veterans Center in Clinton at the age of 93. He was a retired rancher. On January 2, 1942, he was united in marriage to Helen Dutton in Freedom. He served in the Army during World War II. He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen; his sisters, Ardith Elizabeth Russell, Elsie Faye Vanderslice, Eula May Boland, Thelma Russell, and Vernice Eloise Keffer; and his brothers, Eldon Clifford Russell and Merl Calvin Russell. Survivors include his children, Robert Devere Russell of Jackson, Tennessee, Sherry Ann Russell and Lida Jean Russell, both of Minco, James Harold Russell of Los Alamos, New Mexico, Thomas Russell of Freedom, and Jo Nell Roszyk of Crestline, California; his brothers, Ralph James Russell of Waynoka and William Harley Russell of Ruskin, Florida; his sister, Bonnie Dean Glasgow of Winfield, Kansas; nine grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. 
 
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 Parents:
  James Monroe Russell (1882 - 1981)
  Amanda Jane Littrell Russell (1889 - 1983)
 
 Spouse:
  Helen Velma Dutton Russell (1924 - 2004)
 
 Siblings:
  Elsie Faye Russell Vanderslice (1907 - 2002)*
  Thelma Russell (1908 - 1908)*
  Eula May Russell Boland (1910 - 1969)*
  Vernice Eloise Russell Keffer (1912 - 2001)*
  Ralph James Russell (1914 - 2014)*
  Virgil Leroy Russell (1917 - 2011)
  Eldon Clifford Russell (1922 - 1990)*
  Merl Calvin Russell (1924 - 1996)*
  Ardith Elizabeth Russell (1929 - 1959)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Fairvalley Cemetery
Woods County
Oklahoma, USA
 
Maintained by: Alex Roller
Originally Created by: Thelma Crouch
Record added: Jan 20, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 64458228
Virgil Leroy Russell
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Virgil Leroy Russell
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Virgil Leroy Russell
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- Alex Roller
 Added: Jan. 21, 2011
 
 
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