Mildred H. Russell
Mildred H. Russell, 81, of Mt. Vernon died 11:07 p.m. Nov. 19, 2000,
at Jeffersonian Care Center in Mt. Vernon.
She was a homemaker.
Mrs. Russell was born Nov. 14, 1919, in Piggott, Ark. to Guy and
Sarah Jane (Plumley) House. She married
Ralph Laverne Russell Nov. 22, 1939, in St. Louis; he died Aug. 15, 2000.
(Stone lists the date of marriage as Nov. 22, 1938)
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday at Hughey Funeral Home.
Brother Bill Miller will officiate.
Burial will be in Hopewell Cemetery, Mt. Vernon.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Mrs. Russell is survived by three daughters, Sharon Karch and husband Paul
of Centralia, Peggy Barr and husband Mike of Mt. Vernon, Brenda McGarvey and
husband Kevin of Mt. Vernon; six grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren; a
brother, Gene House of Mt. Vernon; two sisters-in-law, Lena Faye Gregory and
Thelma Dial both of Mt. Vernon; also several nieces and nephews survive.
She was a long time member of the Casey Avenue Baptist Church.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by her parents, two brothers and
four sisters. (Believed to mean preceded in death by)
For those who wish, memorials may be made to the Hopewell Cemetery and will
be accepted at the funeral home.
Funeral services are under the direction of Hughey Funeral Home where you may
call at 242-3348 for information at any time.
Source: Mt. Vernon Register News
Submitted by: Ken Richardson