Barney Leroy Russell

Published 5:00 am Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Services for Barney Leroy Russell, of Monticello, are 11 a.m.Wednesday, March 25, at Brookhaven Funeral Home Chapel on NatchezDrive with burial in Johnson Grove Church of Christ Cemetery.

Visitation is Tuesday from 5 until 8 p.m. at the funeralhome.

Mr. Russell, 70, died March 24, 2009, at his residence. He wasborn in Monticello on April 30, 1938, to Clyde Russell and EmmaMagee Russell.

He retired from Wal-Mart. He served in the U.S. Navy. He was amember of Johnson Grove Church of Christ.

Preceding him in death were his parents.

Survivors are his wife, Bett Russell, of Monticello; his sons,Barney Russell Jr. and Lawrence Russell, all of Bogue Chitto; astepson, Kevin Wilson, of Wesson; his stepdaughters, RachelleGreer, of Monticello, and Sonia Baker, of Brookhaven; her sisters,Frankie Day, of McComb, and Earline Abrams and husband, Keith, ofBrookhaven; his eight grandchildren; and his threegreat-grandchildren.