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Whitwell Memorial Funeral Home, Inc.
P.O. Box 898
| Whitwell, TN 37397
Tel: 1-423-658-7777
| Fax: 1-423-658-7779
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Viola Russell

May 11, 1923 ~ February 6, 2019 (age 95)

Viola Russell age 95 of Whitwell, passed away Wednesday, February 06, 2019.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Omes Russell; mother, Josie Griffith Pickett; father, Henry Pickett; sons, Charles Russell, John Russell, Omes Russell, Jr.; sisters, Carrie Phillips, Leona Dempsey, Millie Ann Barnes, Marie Davidson; brothers, Jimmy Pickett, Jule Pickett; grandson, Jeff Russell.  Mrs. Russell was a charter member of Mt. Calvary Baptist Church.

Those left to cherish her memories are two children, Thomas (Peggy) Russell, Kevin (Kim) Russell; fourteen grandchildren; nineteen great grandchildren; fifteen great-great grandchildren; daughter-in-law, Mary Russell; several nieces, nephews and a host of friends.

Family will receive friends 4-8PM, Friday, February 8, 2019.

Funeral services will be 2PM, Saturday, February 9, 2019 in the funeral home chapel with Rev. John Helenthal officiating.  Interment at Whitwell Memorial Cemetery.


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