Mrs. Ethel Mae Russell, age 87, formerly from Inverness, Mississippi passed from this life on Thursday, November 22, 2018 at approximately 6:44 p.m. at her residence in Lima surrounded by her loved ones.
She was born on August 18, 1931 in Inverness, Mississippi to the union of Jessie and Jenny (Chatman) Rucker, Sr.; both parents preceded her in death.
On December 29, 1945 she was united in holy matrimony to Allen Russell, Sr.; who preceded her in death in on July 24, 2002.
Mrs. Russell worked in private homes as a Domestic in Mississippi. She loved Bingo, music, cooking and having fun with her family. She loved the Lord.
She leaves to cherish her precious memory 5 sons; Allen Russell, Jr., and Carey Russell both of Columbus, OH. George Russell and James Russell both of Lima. Mathis Russell of Inverness, Michigan. 3 daughters; Gloria D. Russell, Delores M. Russell and Deborah Miller-Russell all of Lima. 38 grandchildren, 71 great–grandchildren and 32 great-great grandchildren. A host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by a son; Leon Russell, a daughter; Darlene Russell. A brother; Jessie Rucker, Jr. 6 sisters; Nellie King, Lizzie Vaughn, Bertha King, Willie B. Hunter, Rosie L. Scott and Lula B. Smith. A son-in-law; Walter Miller.
Home Going Services will be held, Friday, November, 30, 2018 at 12:00 noon at the Chapel of Jones-Clark Funeral Home, Inc. with Rev. Dr. B. LaMont Monford, Sr., officiating.
Visitation/Wake will be held on, Friday, November 30, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. until times of services also at the funeral home.
Interment: Woodlawn Cemetery
Services entrusted to: JONES-CLARK FUNERAL HOME, INC.
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