Neva "The Diva" Russell(1949 - 2012)

Neva ""The Diva"" Russell
Feb. 23, 1949-Dec. 23, 2012

Neva ""The Diva"" Russell, 63, of Farmington, passed from this life on Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012 in Farmington. She was born on Feb. 23, 1949 in Shiprock.
She survived by her half-brothers, Leo Russell and Rudolph Russell; sisters, Mary B. Russell and Maxine Russell-Yazzie; half-sister, Leona Bennett, Ruthie Russell and Naomi Russell and one grandchild, Cree Nelson.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Harry M. and Mary Lewis Russell and half-sister, Irene Martin.
A funeral services will be 10 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 28, at Dineh Christian Center, in Shiprock. Pastor Freddy Hall will officiate.
Interment will follow in Shiprock Community Cemetery.
The family would like to thank Homestead/Tungland staff, Excel Case Management, High Desert staff and Dungarvin staff for the love and care they provided for Neva.
Neva is in the care of Desert View Funeral Home, North US Hwy 491 in Shiprock 505-368-4607.

Funeral Home

Desert View Funeral Home of Shiprock
North U.S. Highway 491 Shiprock, NM 87420
(505) 368-4607

Published in Farmington Daily Times from Dec. 26, 2012 to Jan. 4, 2013