Barbara Atkinson Russell

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Barbara Atkinson Russell, age 81, of Cumming, formerly of Pensacola, Fla., passed away Friday, April 15, 2016, surrounded by her family.
She was a member of Cumming First United Methodist Church. Barbara was a former member of Perdido Bay United Methodist Church in Pensacola, Fla., where she was very active in several ministries.
Barbara is survived by her husband of 60 years, Col. Frederick H. Russell of Cumming; children, Jeff (Ruth) Russell of Athens, Ohio, Cindy (Jim) Wheeler of Cumming, Cathy (Craig) McKee of Tampa, Fla., Candace (Kip) Buss of Norcross; grandchildren, Dina Russell, Caleb Russell, Maggie McKee, Lauren Buss, Andrew Buss; great-grandson, Austin Russell; cousin, Ellen Schmidt Pearson of Crofton, Md.; nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Services will be held April 25, at 2 p.m., in Cumming First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Kathie Stasko officiating. Following the service, there will be a reception at the church.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Northside Hospital Foundation at or mail gifts to Northside Hospital Foundation, 3400-C Old Milton Pkwy, Suite 170, Alpharetta, GA 30005 or by phone (770)-667-4483 or the missions fund at Cumming First United Methodist Church at P.O. Box 606, Cumming, GA 30028, or the missions fund Perdido Bay United Methodist Church at 13660 Innerarity Point Road, Pensacola, FL, 32507.
Ingram Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.
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Published in Forsyth County News from Apr. 19 to Apr. 21, 2016