Virginia (Rice) Russell was born on July 11, 1923 in Ann Arbor, MI and passed away peacefully on Friday, March 18, 2016 at the age of 92 in Bakersfield, CA.
Virginia married James Wylie Russell on January 19, 1946 in Santa Monica, CA and had three children-a son, David and two daughters, Patricia and Janet. She lived in Bakersfield, CA for 64 years and was very active in Girl Scouts and Calvary Bible church. Loves of her life were visiting Yosemite National Park, taking long outdoor walks, traveling with friends and spending quality time with her family.
Virginia was preceded in death by her husband, James and her granddaughter, Jennifer Russell. She is survived by her children, David Russell and Janet Shelton of Bakersfield, CA and Patricia Collom of Prather, CA. Also surviving her are her grandchildren, Susan Pfeiffer, Kendra Cabrera, Kris Rotondo, Leah Musson, James Russell and Deborah Russell. Virginia also leaves behind six great grandchildren including Alyssa and Austin Pfeiffer and Alana, Aidan, Avery and Annabelle Cabrera.
A Graveside Service will be held at Hillcrest Memorial Park, Bakersfield, on Friday, March 25, 2016 at 11:30 am.
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