Ethel Louise Russell
1927 - 2015
September 3, 1927
November 6, 2015
Russell, Ethel Louise,

78 of Louisville passed away.

She was a retired Personnel Director for Jacobson's department store, and member of Southeast Christian Church.

Ethel Louise is preceded in death by her husband Wayne David Russell and her special friend, Jesse the cat.

She is survived by her nieces and nephews, Norma Young, Paul Hart (Pamela), Perry Smith, Renee Seely (Mike), Robert Smith (Dosie), Selena Hicks (Denny), Celeste Shields (Joe Bill), Dirk Tarter and Devin Tarter and many other extended family members and friends.

A funeral service to celebrate Ethel Louise's life will be conducted at 12 noon on Tuesday, November 10, 2015 in the chapel of Arch L. Heady at Resthaven, 4400 Bardstown Rd with an interment to follow at Resthaven Memorial Park. Guests are invited to attend a visitation from 3-8pm and after 9am the day of the funeral.

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Published by Courier-Journal on Nov. 8, 2015.
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To my Friend and best neighbor a girl could ask for. From the day we moved in, to the day we said our last good byes, you treated me and my daughters like family. I know your dancing your heart out with your amazing husband and watching over those you held dear.
Melanie Reid
November 3, 2020
I just found out about Louise, today January the 6th. We were the people who bought her home, we met her during the process and she changed my life. She was sweet, wise and a beautiful lady. I just loved her from the very beginning, I felt she was like a grandma, she was really happy that we bought the house, because we are a big family and she couldn't have kids by her own That was one of her dream, to have the house full of children.

I offer her a bedroom in case she missed her home, I was expecting her to come home some day, but she never did, I was looking for an excuse to visit her, because for some reason, I felt it was hard on her to maintain our relationship.

I jut wanted to know how was she doing because I knew her health was weak. She didn't gave me her information, so I went to my neighbor that used to now her, and she just told me.

I wanted to showed her the picture we took of her husband and her names on the walls of the kitchen, they where 3 of them, saying David and Louise and a heart in different dates when we removed the wall paper.

I wanted to showed her my new baby, I know how it pleased her to see the house she loved full of kids. She was one of those person that leave a great impression on one. It hurts knowing I just can't talk to her anymore.

I'm so thankful to get to knew, Louise. Because of her, I treasure more this house. I feel I have a legacy to maintain, even though we saw each other a couple of times.

May God give comfort to her family and friends. I will never forget her. I hope I will see her again and give her a hug.
Alba Jimenez
January 6, 2016
We were Mrs. Russell's dental home and she was a blessing to all of us each time she was here. We all wish all of her family peace as they grieve. I personally will never forget the recipe she shared with me for the very best stuffing during the holidays and am thankful for getting to know her just a little. Peace and prayers, Jennifer Brown, Monica Newton and the rest of the ladies at St. Matthews Dental Care
Jennifer Brown
December 7, 2015
To my dear friend Louise. I am devastated to find out online of your passing and that I missed your funeral. You are now with the love of your life David. You will forever be the best next door neighbor and forever friend. Rest in peace.
Melanie Reid
November 20, 2015
Sweet Louise, Amy loved you as a dear friend. So ironic she passed last week. Our family prays for your family. Amy always enjoyed working with you and we all enjoyed your friendship in Bowling Green and Louisville.
Roger Eldridge
November 10, 2015
I will miss you dearly. You always inspired me to be the best that I could be. I will miss the long conversation we always seemed to get into. I will love you where one that I could call my best friend. Rest in peace lovely lady.
Ken Mayer
November 8, 2015
Rest in peace my dear friend, I will never forget all years we worked together at Stewart's and Jacobson's, we always had a great time together. I will miss you very much!
Bill Romagnoli
November 8, 2015
Rest in peace my dear friend I will never get forget all the years we work together at Stewart's And Jacobson's we always had a great time together. I will miss you!
William romagnoli
November 8, 2015