Frances Miriam Russell
MIDDLETOWN [mdash] Frances Miriam Russell, 96, resident of Middletown, passed away Nov. 23, 2019, at Middletown Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
She was born Aug. 26, 1923, in Rushville, the daughter of Roy B. and Inez J Reynolds Saunders.
She was a 1941 graduate of Milroy High School and a member of the Sixth Street Christian Church. She belonged to the Christian Woman's Fellowship and the College Corner Home Economics Club and was a charter member of the Middletown Historical Society.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Edwin "Eddie" Russell; two sisters, Elaine Collier and Ruth Sembach; and great- grandson, Jesse Sanders.
Survivors include her children, Margaret (Marvin)Sanders of Middletown and Richard Russell of Middletown; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; three great-great- grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was know for her butterscotch pie and chocolate chip cookies.
Graveside services will be held on Friday, Nov. 29, at Mechanicsburg Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Sixth Street Christian Church or the Middletown Historical Society.
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Published on November 27, 2019


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Pam Gouker. Byrdstown, TN
Nov 28, 2019
Richard, my sympathy on the loss of your mother.