Henry L. Russell

Published 6:00 pm Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Henry L. Russell, 74, of Monticello, died Sunday, April 17,2011, at Lawrence County Hospital in Monticello. Funeral serviceswill be held 2 p.m. on Wednesday, April 20, at Wilson Funeral HomeChapel in Monticello with burial in New Zion Baptist ChurchCemetery.

Visitation is Tuesday, April 19, from 5 until 9 p.m. at the funeralhome.

Mr. Russell was a member of Monticello Masonic Lodge, a Gideon, andhe loved carpentry work. He was an avid farmer and a past footballcoach. He retired as Superintendent of Education of Lawrence CountySchools. He taught and coached in the school system for 27years.

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Preceding him in death by his parents, Paul Russell and DelmaWhittington Russell; his brother, Paul Grady Russell; and his son,Michael H. Russell.

Survivors are his wife, Ann James Russel of Monticello; his sons,Timothy L. Russell of Terry; Rusty Russell, Mark Russell andPhillip Russell, all of Monticello; and his daughter: KristiRussell of Monticello.