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Elizabeth J. Russell

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Elizabeth J. Russell

Knoxville, TN

Elizabeth J. Russell, age 94, of Knoxville, passed away on Friday, August 3, 2018 at her home. She was a member of Chilhowee Hills Baptist Church. She served as a pianist at the former Bell Avenue Baptist Church for 25 years. She worked for Knox County Schools as the secretary at Spring Hill School for 36 years. She was a graduate of Knoxville High School. She married the love of her life for 65 years, J. Frank Russell, who predeceased her in 2013. She was also preceded in death by parents Charles C. and Aggie Johnson; brother, Reo J. Johnson; and nephew, Gary J. Johnson. She is survived by her beloved daughter Charlene Russell Rice; and loving grandson Brian C. Rice and his wife Kelley.

The family will receive friends Thursday, August 16, 2018 from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm at ROSE MORTUARY BROADWAY CHAPEL. A funeral service will follow at 7:00 pm officiated by Rev. David Collins. Family and friends will meet Friday, August 17, 2018 at Lynnhurst Cemetery at 12:45 pm for a 1:00 pm interment. The family has requested in lieu of flowers donations be made to the Free Medical Clinic of America at 6209 Chapman Hwy Knoxville, TN 37920, or Young Williams Animal Center. An online obituary may be viewed and condolences made at
Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Aug. 12 to Aug. 16, 2018
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