Gerald Russell

Published 5:00 am Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Services for Gerald Russell, of Brookhaven, will be held at 9a.m. on Thursday, May 22, at Riverwood Family Funeral ServiceChapel.

Visitation is Wednesday from 5 until 9 p.m. at the funeralhome.

Mr. Russell, 69, died May 19, 2008, at Mississippi BaptistMedical Center in Jackson. He was born on May 29, 1938, to HobsonRussell and Eunice Beeson Russell.

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He was a retired from his work with Transworld in the oil field.He was a member of the Baptist faith.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his brothers, WayneRussell, Vernon Russell and T.L. Russell; and his sisters, Edna MaeLofton, Eva Nell Knox and Geneva Russell.

Survivors are his son, Gregory Gerald “Smooth” Russell; hisdaughters, Margaret Ann Russell and Vicky Bergman; his brothers,Joe Russell, W.H. Russell and Prentice Russell, and his twinbrother, Jerry Russell; his sisters, Carolyn Justis and ShirleyRodgers; his grandchildren, Sonya Smith, Mallory Moore, Dan RussellVan Norman, Hope Van Norman, Cheyenne Bergman and Gage Bergman; andhis great-grandchildren, Ginger Smith, Seth Prescott, Chloe Smith,Emma Smith, Elaine Fauver, Triston Myers, Paris Shepherd and BeccaAndrews.

The children of Gerald Russell express special thanks to allfamily and friends for the love and support for their dad.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the AmericanDiabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312.