December 24, 1936 ~ August 5, 2010
Funeral services for Verzelle Russell, 73, of Hughes Springs will be 2 PM, Sunday, August 8, 2010 at Hughes Springs Church of Christ with Gary Stewart officiating. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Memorial Park in Hughes Springs under the direction of Reeder-Davis Funeral Home in Hughes Springs. Mrs. Russell was born in Hughes Springs, TX on December 24, 1936 to Lewis Leon Haywood and Mildred Hooton Haywood and passed away on Thursday, August 5, 2010 at her home. Mrs. Russell was a member of Hughes Springs Church of Christ. She was very active in her church. She was employed for 55 years with First National Bank in Hughes Springs. She worked until the day she died. She loved her family. Her grandchildren were very special to her. Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law Rodney and Sherry Russell of Hughes Springs; one daughter Cathy Davis of Dallas; one granddaughter Shawna Russell of Hughes Springs; two grandsons Rustin Russell and Ryan Russell both of Hughes Springs; one sister and brother-in-law Glenda and Alvin Walker of Daingerfield; two brothers and one sister-in-law Weldon and Gloria Haywood of Pittsburg, TX and Larry Haywood of Mt. Pleasant; one brother-in-law and sister-in-law John T Hump and Donna Russell of Hughes Springs; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband Ralph Russell and her parents. Mrs. Russell will lie in state on Saturday, August 7th and the family will receive friends from 6-8 pm at the funeral home in Hughes Springs. Online condolences can be made to www.reeder-davis.com.