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The Rev. Leroy Russell

Services for the Rev. Leroy Russell, of Brookhaven, were 11 a.m.Tuesday, Sept. 29, at Brookhaven Funeral Home Chapel on NatchezDrive with burial in Easthaven Cemetery in Brookhaven.

The Rev. Russell, 83, died Sept. 27, 2009, at SouthwestMississippi Regional Medical Center in McComb. He was born inLincoln County on Aug. 29, 1926, to Lee Russell and Mae PoseyRussell.

He was a retired Baptist minister. He was a member of VisionCommunity Church. The Rev. Russell also served in the U.S. Army AirForce.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his wife, Mary FrancesDunaway Russell; and a son, Larry Russell.

Survivors are a son, Lee Russell, of Brookwood, Ala.; adaughter, Phyllis Mulligan, of Brookhaven; his five grandchildren;his three step grandchildren; and a niece.