Services for Mr. Russell J. Smith will be held noon Saturday, March 8, 2014, at Oak Street A.M.E. Zion Church, 25 W. Wythe St., Petersburg; the Rev. Dr. Rebecca Branch-Griffin, pastor. The interment to follow at Wilkerson Memorial Cemetery.
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Honorary and active pallbearers are asked to assemble 11:30 a.m. at the church.
The immediate family is asked to assemble 11 a.m. at 4607 Hickory Road, South Chesterfield, the day of the services and may be contacted by calling the following numbers, 804-526-0857, his mother 804-481-6747, and his sister at 804-526-4225.
Family members and friends are invited to pay final tribute to Mr. Smith at www.jmwilkersonsince1874.com.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to the staff of J.M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment Inc., 102 South Ave., Petersburg, Va., 804-732-8911, www.jmwilkersonsince1874.com.
Published in The Progress-Index from Mar. 7 to Mar. 8, 2014