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 Roy James Russell

Roy James Russell

Birth
USA
Death 3 Nov 2010 (aged 86)
Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 61148582 · View Source
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Obituary: November 5, 2010
Chattanooga Times Free Press

Roy James Russell, 86, of Harrison, TN passed away at his home on Wednesday, November 3, 2010, after a lengthy illness.

Mr. Russell was a long time member of Northminster Presbyterian Church having served as a deacon, elder and a trustee.

He was a past master of Harrison Masonic Lodge 114 where, in 2008, he was honored for 50 years of faithful service.

He honorably served in the U.S. Navy during W.W. II and was retired from Vulcan Materials Co.

He was preceded in death by his father, Nelson Russell; his mother and stepfather, Ethel and Linton Jones; brother, Arthur Russell; and one sister, Drotha Townson.

Survivors include his wife, Martha Craig Russell; daughters, Belinda (Richard) Howard; Royellen Lamarre, and Mary (Jeff) Lee; six grandchildren, Lara, Russell, Monica, Sharon, Jamie and Jasen; eight great-grandchildren: Alex, Tori, Sean, Stephen, Eric, Hailey, Keri and Lilli and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be from 12:30 until 2:30 p.m. Saturday, November 6, 2010, at the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, November 6, 2010, at the North Chapel with Rev. Laura Becker officiating.

Interment will be at Chattanooga National Cemetery at 11:30 a.m. Monday, November 8, 2010 with a Masonic Funeral service and Military Honors.

Honorary pallbearers will be Robert Houston, James "Cass" Millsaps, Louis Brannon, members of Northminster Presbyterian Church, and members of Harrison Masonic Lodge 114.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Northminster Presbyterian Church, 4791 Hal Drive, Chattanooga, TN 37416.

Arrangements are made by Chattanooga Funeral Home Crematory & Florist, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson, TN.


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  • Created by: Richard B. Tucker, Sr.
  • Added: 5 Nov 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 61148582
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Roy James Russell (5 Oct 1924–3 Nov 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 61148582, citing Chattanooga National Cemetery, Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Richard B. Tucker, Sr. (contributor 46898412) .