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Betty Jane (West) Russell

August 22, 1929 ~ July 2, 2017 (age 87)

Betty Jane Russell, age 87, of Marion passed away Sunday, July 2, 2017 at Marion General Hospital. Born in Marion on August 22, 1929 to James and Hattie Bell (Crowder) West, she married Larry Russell on March 26, 1950 and he preceded her in death in 2006. Betty was also preceded in death by 6 brothers and 5 sisters. She had worked at GTE (Verizon, Frontier) for many years and most recently had worked at the Marion Police Department. Betty had also been a member of the First Church of the Nazarene and most recently Forest Lawn Presbyterian Church. Left to cherish Betty’s memory are her 2 sons; Keith (Linda) Russell and Kevin (Bobbye) Russell, her two daughters; Laura (Gary) Glenn and Jane (Michael) Dear, her sister; Alice Davenport, 10 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. If desired, memorial contributions in Betty's memory may be made to the charity of the donor's choice.

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