Published: Monday, February 18, 2008, Carmi Times
Lucille Russell, 88, 205 Oak St., Carrier Mills, died at 1:50 a.m. Sunday,
Feb. 17, 2008 at Carrier Mills Nursing Home.
She was born Jan. 11, 1920 in Carrier Mills, the daughter of Felix and
Stella (Ward) Tanner, and was married March 25, 1940 to H.J. Russell, who
died Nov. 6, 2005. Mrs. Russell was a member of Carrier Mills First Baptist
church and Carrier Mills Eastern Star.
Surviving are a daughter and son-in-law, Sharon and Don Allison of Cadiz,
Ky.; a son and daughter-in-law, Jack and Sandy Russell of Carmi; three
grandchildren, Matt Russell of Carmi, Allison Jones of Clarksville, Tenn.
and Russell Allison of Evansville, Ind.; two great-grandchildren, Tyson and
Rachel Russell, both of Carmi. She was preceded in death by her husband and
an infant brother.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Felty Funeral Home in Carrier
Mills, the Rev. DeWayne Taylor officiating, with burial in Salem Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. In lieu of flowers, memorials
may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois, and envelopes will be available
at the funeral home.