|Birth: ||May 1, 1874|
|Death: ||Nov. 27, 1950|
27 Nov 1950
Funerals For Five Reported in Area Through Today
Funeral services for J.W. Russell, 76, Paris Rt., 5, who died here yesterday following a short illness, have been announced as to be held in Little Rock church tomorrow at 2 p.m.
McEvoy's the funeral establishment in charge, disclosed that the Rev. Haynes Lankford and R.J. Burpoe are to conduct the final rites.
Russell, a native of the county, was a farmer by occupation. He held membership in the Springhill Baptist church.
He is survived by his wife, the former Miss Lillie Easley to whom he had been married 52 years;
Daughters-Mrs. Lizzie Presson, Miss Sadie Russell; and Mrs. Mary Harris, all of Henry county; and Mrs. Alma Bennett, Detroit, Mich;
Four sons-J.W. Jr., Raleigh, N.C.; Roy, Owosso, Mich; and Chester and Loman both of Detroit;
Also listed by McEvoy's as among his survivors were 14 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Burial to follow services, will be at Maplewood cemetery.
Son of John R Russell and Melvina Markham Russell.
John Russell (____ - 1885)
Melvinia C. Markham Russell (1836 - 1924)
Lillie Easley Russell (1880 - 1964)*
Loman Wayne Russell (1899 - 1981)*
Lizzie Mae Russell Presson (1901 - 1976)*
Sadie Bell Russell Cantrell (1903 - 1994)*
Roy C Russell (1905 - 1978)*
Johnie Woodson Russell (1907 - 1985)*
Mattie Jane Russell Berry (1910 - 1928)*
Angelyn Roberta Russell (1920 - 1943)*
Mahala Jane Markham Vaughn (1857 - 1937)**
Alice Markham McClure (1861 - 1944)**
Arter Mishie Russell Ellis (1871 - 1940)*
James Warren Russell (1874 - 1950)
Created by: Betty
Record added: Apr 19, 2008
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