Russell, Viola (Whitwell)
Monday, February 11, 2019
Viola Russell, 95, of Whitwell, passed away Wednesday, February 6, 2019. Mrs. Russell was a charter member of Mt. Calvary Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Omes Russell; mother, Josie Griffith Pickett; father, Henry Pickett; sons, Charles Russell, John Russell and Omes Russell, Jr.; sisters, Carrie Phillips, Leona Dempsey, Millie Ann Barnes and Marie Davidson; brothers, Jimmy Pickett and Jule Pickett; and grandson, Jeff Russell.
Those left to cherish her memories are two children, Thomas (Peggy) Russell and Kevin (Kim) Russell; 14 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; 15 great-great grandchildren; daughter-in-law, Mary Russell; and several nieces, nephews and a host of friends.
Family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 8.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9 in the funeral home chapel, with Rev. John Helenthal officiating. Interment at Whitwell Memorial Cemetery.
Arrangements by Whitwell Memorial Funeral Home.