Ray Thomas "RT" Russell

Ray Thomas 'RT' Russell, 78, of Clairfield, died March 26 surrounded by his loving family.
RT was born May 5, 1934 at Powell, TN. He was a member of the Midway Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Christine Partin Russell; parents, Lewis Russell and Pearlie Ellis Russell; sisters, Ellen Russell, Mamie Kink and husband, Billy Wade, Janie Sanaghan and husband, Charles, Clara Maiden, and husband, Bill; brothers, Beacher Russell and wife, Evelyn, Clifford Russell; brother-in-law, Lester Webb.
He is survived by his daughter, Susan Hammer of Greensburg, Indiana; sons, Darl Russell and wife, Margie, of Clairfield, Tomithy Russell and wife, Beth, of Jacksboro; grandchildren, Shawn, Sunny Rae, Nathan, Drew, Dylan, Haiden and Morgan Russell, Lance and Kylie Hanmer; six great-grandchildren; sister, Irene Webb of Vandalia, Ohio; brothers James Russell and wife, Sharon, of Spring Valley, Ohio, Walter Russell and wife, Ethelene of Powell, Clarence Russell and wife, Sally, of Edinburg, Texas; brothers and sisters-in-law, Frankie Partin and wife, Charlene, of Clairfield, Carolyn Thomas and husband, Ed, of Clairfield; a host of nieces, nephews and friends.
Funeral services were March 29 with the Rev. Horace Partin and the Rev. Keith Bays officiating. Interment was March 30 at the Hamlin Town Cemetery.
Cox and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Published in LaFollette Press on Apr. 4, 2013