Vineta Faye Russell
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Vineta Faye Russell, age 95, of Springfield passed away Monday, February 17, 2014 at Mercy Hospital. She was born August 3, 1918, in Manes, MO to Burge and Eva (Benton) Austin. She was preceded in death by her parents, her brothers Don and Dale Austin, her husband Joseph Arlis Russell, and daughter Sandra Arlene Moulder. She is survived by daughters Deanna Perisich, and Stephanie Teasley, granddaughters Rachel and Sara Hornor, grandsons Tim and Rodney Moulder, Scott Duggan, and Luke Perisich, great-granddaughters Chelsea Layne, Paige Johnson, Tory Moulder, and Lakyn Saddler, and great-grandsons Cailyn and Kempton Moulder . Faye always had a thirst for knowledge and went to college after having her second child. She began teaching in a one room school at Olden, MO and later taught at Pomona and West Plains, MO. Faye was a wonderful seamstress, an avid gardener, and loved nature and birdwatching. Faye shared these loves with everyone she knew. She was very successful in life. She raised three responsible children who loved her dearly, she charmed the children in her classroom, and she served her god Jehovah with a complete heart. She was the greatest gift her family could have possibly received. We look forward to seeing her again. Her body was cremated per her wishes. A memorial will be held March 1, 2014, from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. at Greenlawn Funeral Home North, Springfield, MO with Luke Perisich officiat
Greenlawn Funeral Home North - Springfield
3506 North National Springfield, MO 65803
Published in the News-Leader on Feb. 26, 2014