Maury Russell Sills

February 10, 1950April 9, 2021

Maury Russel Sills

A service to celebrate the life of Maury Russel Sills, 71, will be held at Memorial Funeral Home on Monday April 12th, at 1:00 PM with burial to follow in the Glenfield Memorial Gardens in New Albany. Visitation will be Monday from 11:00 AM until service time. Bro. Dennis Smith will officiate the service.

Maury died on April 9, 2021 at Magnolia Regional Health Center. She was born in New Albany on February 10, 1950 to the late Troy and Frances Russell. She was a graduate of W.P. Daniels High School and Mississippi State University. She was a longtime member of First Baptist Church. She was the owner and operator of Russell's Beef House where she carried on the traditions that has attracted people from all around. In her spare time, she enjoyed playing cards with her friends but most importantly she lived for her 3 grandchildren.

She is survived by her son, Russell Smith (Julia); grandchildren, Lucy, Lilly and Mary Russell Smith all of Corinth; brother, Dennis Russell (Ann) of Germantown; nephew, Eddie White (Denise) and their children Ellie and Emily of Flower Mound, TX; niece, Rhonda Powell and daughter Isabella; and a host of other family and friends.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Sills.

Honorary pallbearers will be the Gleamers Sunday School Class,her Bridge Club friends, and the staff at Russell’s Beef House.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made in honor of Maury to the Corinth Alcorn Literacy Council and 1023 N. Fillmore St. Corinth, MS 38834.

Online condolences can be left at for the Sills family.

Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.


  • Visiation

    Monday, April 12, 2021

  • Celebration of Life

    Monday, April 12, 2021


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Sandra Barnett

April 13, 2021

Such a sweet beautiful person! My prayers are going up for this family! Sandra Gurley Barnett

Gloria Glenn Holloway

April 13, 2021

Dear Russell & Family,

I am so sorry for your loss. It will also be a loss for those of us who will miss her as well. Love & prayers now and in the days to come.
Gloria Glenn Holloway

Lee Holder

April 12, 2021

I am so saddened by your loss. Our prayers were not answered the way we wanted but I know God has a bigger plan. Lee Holder, Hannah Voyles, Haylee Musgrave

Nancy Moore

April 12, 2021

Precious lady always had a beautiful smile! Always ask if our food was good. She will be missed by so many. Prayers for all the family 🙏🙏

Keith Nichols

April 11, 2021

Sure gonna miss her asking “Hope you enjoyed your ribeyes”. Always a pleasant smile.

Linda Laher

April 11, 2021

Russell and Dennis, my heart hurts for you and for myself. Maury has always been a good part of my life. I loved her.

Cousin Linda

Barbara Sanderson

April 10, 2021

Russell you and your lovely family have my deepest sympathy. I truly considered Maury a friend. When I would talk with her at the restaurant she always shared something about your girls who she truly adored. May God comfort you during this difficult time in your life and may He be with you.