Originally created 12/18/00

Mrs. Dorothy Russell



Mrs. Dorothy P. Russell, 77, of Martinez, died Friday, Dec. 15, 2000, at Doctors Hospital, Augusta.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Thomas L. King Funeral Home with the Rev. Michael Davenport officiating. Burial will be in Bellevue Memorial Gardens, Grovetown.

Mrs. Russell, a native of Moultrie, had retired as a lunch room manager from the Columbia County Board of Education. She was a member of Pineview Baptist Church.

Survivors include two sons, Allen Russell, Augusta, and Bob Russell, Martinez; four daughters, Allie Young, Upper Marlboro, Md., Linda Hurst, Tallahassee, Fla., Sharman Long, Plum Branch, S.C., and Gerry Bell, North Augusta; three brothers, Lamar Parker, Grovetown, Donald Parker, Moultrie, and Joe Parker, Doereen; a sister, Dell Russell, Moultrie; and 14 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be her grandsons.

Memorials may be made to: Pineview Baptist Church or the Salvation Army of Augusta.

Friends may call at the funeral home.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

The Augusta Chronicle Dec. 18, 2000