Mattie Lorene Russell

Posted By | September 10, 2019 9:22 am

Last Updated: September 10, 2019 at 9:34 am

Mattie Lorene Russell, 74, of Spencer, passed from this life, on Sept. 9, 2019, at NHC Healthcare of Sparta.

Mrs. Russell was born July 22, 1945, in Spencer, the daughter of Joe Shockley and Dema Martin Shockley.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Albert Russell; five brothers, James, Ray, Thomas, Johnny, and Floyd Shockley; and three sisters Emma Lou Mealer, Mammie Ruth “Boots” Rice, and Janice Swindell.

Survivors include her sons, Tim Russell and wife Teresa; daughter, Kathy Ferguson and husband David; four grandchildren and their spouses, Matthew and Sandra Russell, Kevin and Kendra Russell,

Tiffanie Ferguson, Jeffrey and Hilary Ferguson; nine great-grandchildren, Morgan, Aiden, Madelyn, Annabelle, Mary Beth, Layden, Fallon, Haisley, Glavine; sister, Nellie Bickford; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Funeral service will be 1 p.m., Sept. 12, 2019, at Spencer Funeral Home, with burial in Spencer Town Cemetery. Raymond McDonald will officiate. The family will receive friends 3-9 p.m., Sept. 11, and 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Sept. 12, at the funeral home.

Spencer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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