Visitation will be held today (Friday) from 5 until 8 p.m. at Bailey Funeral Home.
Mrs. Russell was born Jan. 8, 1934 in Taylor, Arkansas to Thomas Berl and Mary Velma Toms Jones and passed away Wednesday, July 13, 2011 in Shreveport. She was a lifelong resident of this area, a member of Corinth Baptist Church and a sales clerk for Sara's Dress Shop.
She is survived by her daughters, Diane Singleton and husband, Steve of Cotton Valley and Sandy Burns and husband, Dennis of Springhill; sons, Stanley Russell and wife, Sue of Taylor, Arkansas and Tommy Russell and wife, Louise of Minden; grandchildren, Amy Morgan and husband, Joe, Brandi Garrett and husband, Clint, Christopher Burns, Steve Singleton, Jr., Scott Singleton and wife, Kesha, Lori Moore and husband, Shannon, Kristen Russell and Brandon McEachern.
She is also survived by great-grandchildren, Cherae, Chae, Lexi, George, Madison, Tiger, Macey, Jameson, Josie, Presle and Austin; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Russell was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Allen Elmore "Bud" Russell; sister, Patsy Williamson; and brother, Robbie Jones.
Pallbearers will be Gary McKinney, Bill Nipper, Jessica Landry, Joe Morgan, Chris Burns and Steve Singleton.
Honorary pallbearers will be Charles "Peanut" Jones, Sammy Caldwell, Robert Hardy, Thomas Nipper, Robbie Johnson, Milburn Distotell, Bevil Burns, James Henderson and Rodney Binford.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Association.
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