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Emily Russell


1934 - 2016 Notice Condolences
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Emily Dryden Russell 1934 - 2016. Born Stockton, Worcester County, MD. Daughter of George Ewell & Mary Parker Dryden, sister of John T. P. Dryden. Snow Hill High School class of 1952. Washington College Class of 1956; class Valedictorian. Husband William R. Russell, Jr., WC class of 1956. Children William R. Russell, 3rd (Mary Jo) and Sean E. L. Russell (Andrea). Grandchildren Davis (1994) & Lindsay (1997). The Episcopal Church; Sunday School teacher, member of the Choir, vestrymen, and member of the Diocesan Council. Emily received the Bishop's Award for service to the Diocese of Easton in 1991 and was a member of the Virginia Theological Seminary. QA County Fair: blue ribbon winner for her preserves, marmalades, bread & butter pickles, and quiltings. Emily will be most remembered for her friendship, loyalty, humility, and grace! A Memorial Service will be held on Friday April 29th @ 11am at Emmanuel Church in Chestertown, MD. Gifts can be made to either Washington College directed to the Dr. John Thomas Parker Scholarship Fund c/o Office Of Advancement, 300 Washington Avenue Chestertown, Maryland 21620 or Emmanuel Church 101 N Cross St, Chestertown, MD 21620.
Published in Baltimore Sun on Apr. 23, 2016
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