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Ada Russell Dies at age 86

Mrs Ada Russell 86 of route 7 , a resident of the 
Heartside Nursing home, died at 12:05 a.m. at the 
nursing home.
                 
Funeral services will be held at the Osborn Funeral 
home on Wednesday at 2:00 pm. Rev. Olen Weatherford 
will officiate and burial will be in Donoho Prairie 
cemetery. The body will lie in state at the Osborne  
Funeral home in Dix, where friends may call after 
3 p.m. on Tuesday.
   
Mrs Russell was born July 4th 1882 in Jefferson county , 
the daughter of Benjamin and Eliza Minor Nelson.
On April 3, 1940 she married Earl Russell who survives.
  
Other survivors include, two step sons Careleton Russell 
of Mt Vernon and Raymond Russell of Rochelle; two step 
daughters, Mrs Maxine Sechrest of Verna Il and Mrsa Marion 
Schmitz of Dixon. ,one brother George Nelson of Decatur, 
one sister Mrs Doshia Adams of Quincy, five step grandchildren 
and four step great grandchildren.
           
Mrs Russell was a member of Zion Methodist church.

 
Date: January 20, 1969   
Source: Mt. Vernon Register News
Submitted by; Janice Staples 
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