|Birth: ||Jan. 30, 1915|
North Carolina, USA
|Death: ||Jan. 15, 2008|
South Carolina, USA
Dorothy was the daughter of Thomas Swain and Lillie Mae (Bagley) Crutchfield. She married Rev. Ernest Parker Russell in 1938 and they had two daughters: Elizabeth Dowd and Mary Ann.
The Greenville News, SC
January 17, 2008
Dorothy Russell Greer - Dorothy Dowd Crutchfield Russell, 92, of 1560 Thornblade Blvd., widow of Ernest Parker Russell, died January 15, 2008, at Oakleaf Village Retirement Center.
A native of Gatesville, North Carolina, daughter of the late Thomas Swain and Lillie Mae Bagley Crutchfield, she was a graduate of Mars Hill and Meredith Colleges, a retired school teacher, and a pastor's wife. Mrs. Russell was a member of the First Baptist Church in Albemarle, North Carolina.
Surviving are two daughters and sons-in-law, Elizabeth Russell Wilson and Charles A. Wilson of Greer, S.C., and Mary Ann Lawson Crooks and Marion B. Crooks, Jr. of Greenville, S.C.; a sister, Helen Crutchfield Johnson of Durham, N.C.; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren, Meredith Wilson Burton and her husband, Jason S. Burton of Greenville, S.C., Emily Wilson Lawrenz and her husband, Andreas Lawrenz of Munich, Germany, Brab Crooks and his wife, Margaret Crooks and their children, Sam and Hannah Crooks, all of Greenwood, S.C., and Heather Crooks of Pendleton, S.C.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church, Albemarle, North Carolina, conducted by Rev. Harold McDonald. Burial will follow at 3 p.m. Saturday in Taylor Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery, Jackson Springs, North Carolina.
Visitation will be held after the service at the church.
Memorials may be made to the Baptist Children's Home of North Carolina, P.O. Box 338, Thomasville, North Carolina 27360.
Online condolences may be made at www.thewoodmortuary.com.
Ernest Parker Russell (1911 - 2002)*
Taylor Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery
North Carolina, USA
Created by: Sharon
Record added: May 29, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37679102
Added: Dec. 28, 2014
Rest in peace.|
Added: May. 29, 2009