Theresa Russell (1938 - 2012)

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  • "Love you Theresa"
    - Karen Brown
  • "Theresa was an amazing woman. I met her daughter, Jessica,..."
    - Karen Pearce-Brown
  • "I will greatly miss my Aunt Theresa & her visits to New..."
    - Shannon Cantu (Perez)
  • "My heart goes out to each of the family members. Mama..."
    - Sarah Burnham
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Theresa Edwina Russell
12/11/1938 - 9/23/2012
Theresa Edwina Russell, 73, of Yelm, passed away Sunday, September 23, 2012 in her home. Theresa was born December 11, 1938 in Tucumcari, New Mexico to Vera Edwina Nutt. Theresa grew up in Tucumcari, New Mexico Where she graduated from Tucumcari High School Class of 1957. She met the love of her life Dennis Russell and married him on August 19, 1978 in Nampa, Idaho. Theresa was very talented. She enjoyed gardening, arranging flowers, and out fishing all the men on their annual fishing trip to Canada, she sewed and lived life to the fullest. She is survived by her husband Dennis Russell of Yelm; seven children, six grandchildren and six great grandchildren; Brothers Bobby and Anthony Martinez and Sisters Margaret Perez and Victoria Ladd. Viewing and visitation will be held Friday, September 28, 2012 from 2:00p.m. - 5:00p.m. at Woodlawn Funeral Home in Lacey WA and at Yelm First Baptist Church on Saturday September 29, 2012 from 11:00a.m. - 1:00 p.m . Funeral services will be held at the Yelm First Baptist Church Saturday, September 29, 2012 at 1:00p.m. with interment to follow at Yelm Cemetery in Yelm, Washington. A Reception will follow the graveside back at the church. Funeral arrangements provided by Prairie wood Funeral Home.

Published in Idaho Press Tribune on Sept. 26, 2012