Mrs. Alice Oliver Russell, 75, former Mt. Vernon resident who is
survived by 131 descendeants, died at 8 o'clock last
night at the home of her son, Clarence, in Watertown, Tenn., with whom she had
made her home for 26 years. She had been ill for four months.
Prior to residence in Tennessee, she lived at 908 W. Fifth street in Mt.Vernon for 12 years. Her husband, Isaac
Russell, died in Mt.Vernon in 1929. She was a member of GeneralBaptistChurch.
Weisinger Funeral Home, Mt.Vernon, is in charge of local funeral and
burial arrangements. The body will reach the home of a son, Othie Russell, R. R. 4, Mt.Vernon, early this evening. Rev. Arthur
C. Blackburn, a retired General Baptist minister, will conduct the funeral
service at at the son's home. Burial will be in Beech Grove cemetery
in West Lynntownship.
addition to the sons, Clarence and Othie are five
other sons, Bodie, R. R. 3, Mt. Vernon, Presley and
Virgil, Watertown, Tenn., Carsley, Maunie, Ill; and Jesse, Lebanon, Tenn; four daughters, Mrs.
Mitchell Gammons, Detroit, Mrs Walter Wade, Mt. Vernon, Mrs. Wilford Thomas, R. R. 1, New Harmony and Mrs. Dod Taylor, Nashville, Tenn; 70
grandchildren and 50 great grandchildren and a brother, James Oliver, Franklin,