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Neva McWhorter Russell

Services for Neva McWhorter, of Monticello, were 11 a.m.Saturday, Aug. 20 at Wilson Funeral Home in Monticello with burialin Bay Springs City Cemetery.

Mrs. Russell, 95, died Aug. 18, 2005, at the Lawrence CountyNursing Center in Monticello. She was born on Aug. 28, 1909, toBenjamin Cullen McWhorter and Beulah Sweat McWhorter.

She was a retired school teacher and owner of a dress shop inBay Springs for 30 years. She grew up in Hattiesburg. She was amember of the garden clubs in both Monticello and Bay Springs. Shewas an active member of Monticello United Methodist Church.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, Glen H.Russell; a son, Joe Glen Russell; one sister; and fivebrothers.

Survivors are her sister, Elsie Doyle, of Kensington, Md.; herbrother, Maurice McWhorter, of Winston-Salem, N.C.; and a host ofnieces and nephews.