Charles Russell

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Funeral services for Charles Lee Russell, 76, of Silsbee, were at 4:00 p.m. Saturday, June 21, 2014 at Farmer Funeral Home with interment following in Antioch Cemetery in Buna. Visitation began at 5 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Mr. Russell died suddenly June 19, 2014 at Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont. Born in Beaumont, Charles was a long time resident of Silsbee. He proudly served his country in the USAF. He worked at many different trades during his life and considered himself a “jack of all trades”. There wasn’t much he couldn’t do. Mr. Russell is preceded in death by his parents, Merl and Billie Ruth Burns Russell. Survivors include his wife of many years, Barbara Abey Mitchell of Silsbee; daughters, Valinda Howard of Buna, Merlene Russell of Buna, Charlotte Russell of Buna and JoanneWallie of Leesville LA; sister, Lela Russell of Silsbee; twenty three grandchildren and twenty three great grandchildren. Charles will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.
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