Ted Charles Russell, 95, of Rockwood, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012, at Roane Medical Center, Harriman.
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He was born Sept. 26, 1917, in Rockwood to Robert F. and Allie Hinds Russell. He was a member of Rockwood Church of Christ and a 50-year member of the Rockwood Masonic Lodge #403 F&AM Scottish Rite. He was a U.S. WWII veteran serving aboard the USS Helena.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen M. Russell; parents, Robert and Allie Russell; brothers, Jack, Creed, Tom, Henry and James; and sisters, Kate, Mable, Mary, Grace and Lenus.
Survivors include nieces, Jean Lewis, Idaho, and Shirley Claire, Florida; and nephew, Larry Elsea and wife, Linda, Rockwood.
The family received friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 24, at Evans Mortuary. Interment and burial followed in Oak Grove Cemetery with Pastor Brian Hinds officiating.
The family requests memorials be made to Rockwood Church of Christ, 129 S. Chamberlain Avenue, Rockwood, TN 37854 or If I Be Lifted Up Church, 201 Bradshaw Hollow Road, Rockwood, TN 37854.
Published in Roane County News from Nov. 23 to Nov. 26, 2012