Mavaneen Russell, 86, of McMinnville, died Friday, Aug. 12, at Raintree Manor Nursing Center in McMinnville.
She was born Jan. 12, 1930, in DeKalb County, was a homemaker and a member of Mount Hope the Baptist Church. Mrs. Russell was preceded in death by her parents, Monroe and Emma Cantrell Redmon, and her brothers Clyde (Thelma) Redmon and Foster Redmon.
Survivors include her husband of 68 years Gene Russell, children Darrell (Barbara) Russell, Kenneth (Joan) Russell, and Jenene Russell Steele and husband Nick, grandchildren Anissa Russell Webster and husband Tim, Ben Steele, Taylor (Dustin) Stoetzel, and Emily Russell, great-grandchildren Jacob Webster, Luke Webster, Tyler Steele, Micah Webster, Kaitlyn Steele, Ezra Stoetzel, and Hudson Webster, sister Dorothy (Sanders) Webb, sister-in-law Edith Redmon, and special family friends Billy Jack and Alice Barnes. Several nieces, nephews, family members, and friends also survive.
Funeral service will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at McMinnville Funeral Home Chapel. Elder Garry McBride will officiate. Interment will follow at Jefferson Cemetery in DeKalb County, with elder Dwight Knowles officiating at the graveside. The Russell family will receive friends Saturday from 4 to 8 p.m. and again Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the parlors of McMinnville Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at www.mcminnvillefuneralhome.com.
McMinnville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.