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Nella Myrle Russell

August 25, 1936 January 24, 2008
Nella Myrle Russell
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Nella Myrle Russell, 71, of North Houston Street, Athens, AL, died Thursday, January 24, 2008, at Athens Convalescent Center.Funeral Services were held Sunday, January 27, at 3 p.m. at Charity Cemetery in Hazel Green, AL, with Bro. Alton Downs officiating. Ardmore Memorial Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.Nella Myrle was born August 25, 1936 in Athens, AL, to George Ezekiel Downs and Mary Eddie Warren Downs. She lived all her life in this area and was of the Baptist faith. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband, John Thomas Russell. Survivors include two sons, Larry Michael Russell and Thomas Dwight Russell both of Athens, AL; a brother, Devon Downs of Greenbrier, AL; two sisters, Robbie Evans and Vella Rea Marks both of Athens, AL; six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

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