OBITUARY

Roy James Russell

October 5, 1924November 3, 2010

Roy James Russell, 86, of Harrison, TN passed away at his home on Wednesday, November 3, 2010 after a lengthy illness. Mr. Russell was a long time member of Northminster Presbyterian Church having served as a deacon, elder, and a trustee. He was a Past Master of Harrison Masonic Lodge No. 114 where, in 2008, he was honored for fifty years of faithful service. He honorably served in the U.S. Navy during W.W. II and was retired from Vulcan Materials Company. He was preceded in death by his father, Nelson Russell, his mother and stepfather, Ethel and Linton Jones; brother, Arthur Russell, and one sister, Drotha Townson. Survivors include his wife, Martha Craig Russell; daughters, Belinda (Richard) Howard; Royellen Lamarre, and Mary (Jeff) Lee; six grandchildren: Lara, Russell, Monica, Sharon, Jamie, and Jasen; eight great grandchildren: Alex, Tori, Sean, Stephen, Eric, Hailey, Keri, and Lilli and several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be from 12:30 until 2:30 PM on Saturday, November 6, 2010 at the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 PM on Saturday, November 6, 2010 at the North Chapel with Rev. Laura Becker officiating. Interment will be at Chattanooga National Cemetery at 11:30 AM on Monday, November 800. , 2010 with a Masonic Funeral service and Military Honors. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Northminster Presbyterian Church, 4791 Hal Drive, Chattanooga, TN 37416. Honorary pallbearers will be Robert Houston, James “Cass” Millsaps, Louis Brannon, members of Northminster Presbyterian Church, and members of Harrison Masonic Lodge, No. 114. Please share your thoughts and memories at ChattanoogaNorthChapel.com Arrangements are made by Chattanooga Funeral Home Crematory and Florist, 5401 Hwy 153 Hixson, TN 37343.

Services

  • Funeral Service Saturday, November 6, 2010
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Sharon Kelso Leath

November 7, 2010

Martha and Family,

So sorry to hear of Roy's passing. I remember a very gracious southern gentleman who was raised to love and serve his God, country and family. May your memories sustain you during this difficult time.

With love and prayers,

Sharon (aka Linton's niece)

BETTY HIX

November 5, 2010

MARTHA AND FAMILY, IT HAS BEEN MANY YEARS SINCE I WORKED WITH YOU, MARTHA, BUT SEEMS A SHORTER TIME. WAS SORRY TO SEE THE OBIT ON ROY. I HEARD A LOT ABOUT HIM WHEN WE WORKED ON AT ERLANGER IN ISOTOPES. MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS WILL BE WITH YOU. I NOW LIVE IN HARVEY LA AND HAVE FOR 20 YEARS, BUT I DO HAVE SOME FOND MEMORIES OF OUR TIME TOGETHER MARTHA. MY EMAIL ADDRESS IS cajunsnowbird@aol.com. WRITE IF YOU GET A CHANCE. TAKE CARE..BETTY HIX

Monica Lamarre

November 5, 2010

Papaw, I love you with all of my heart. You have tought me more than I even can express. You were a perfect father & grandfather. Thank you for loving everyone in our family unconditionally. The love you show & lived was such a great gift to me. I will see you again in heaven.

Friend

Rev.Gene Betty Russell

November 5, 2010

Martha Girls Grand chrilden
Roy was my First Cousin.He
was always a Great man enjoyed
life to fullest,proud of his
Family.good christian,alwaysfriendly..

Ed Duke

November 5, 2010

May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.

Emma Magruder

November 5, 2010

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time of sorrow.

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