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
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