Obituary of Doris Kathleen Russell
Doris Kathleen Russell
SALINEVILLE - Doris Kathleen Russell, 98, of Salineville, passed away Monday, May 16, 2022, at Salem Regional Medical Center.
She was born May 19, 1923, in Carroll County, the daughter of the late Mervin and Alice (Cummings) Marshall. Doris was preceded in death on January 5, 1972, by her husband, Frank C. Russell, Jr., whom she married August 16, 1941. In addition to her parents and husband, Doris was also preceded in death by three brothers: Harry, Wilford, and Hugh Marshall; two sisters: Martha Moore and Ruth Twiss; and one son in-law, Sheriff Fred Abdalla.
Doris graduated from Carrollton High School in 1941. She worked on the family land as a dairy farmer before being employed as a custodian for Irondale Elementary School from which she retired in 1988. Doris was an active member of the Bergholz Church of Christ, and she was a member of Brush Creek Grange and the East Springfield Church Homemaker's Club. She loved to read, sew, and quilt, and she was very passionate about gardening. Doris always had a shovel in her hand and was ready to plant.
Survivors include four daughters: Marcia (Dennis) Sheets of Wellsville, Donna (Bob) Boyd of Arcanum, OH, Mary Alice (Don) Montgomery of Carrollton, and Edna Abdalla of Stratton; and two sons: John (Sandy) Russell of Wellsville, and Richard (Kay) Russell of Salineville. Also surviving are twenty one grandchildren, thirty four great-grandchildren, and eleven great-great-grandchildren.
The funeral service will be held at 1:00 pm on Friday, May 20, 2022, at the Roberts Funeral Home with Pastor Jason Jackson of the Minerva First Christian Church officiating.
Burial will follow in Chestnut Grove Cemetery.
Family and friends may call from 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm on Thursday at the Roberts Funeral Home, 631 Main Street in Wellsville.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to The Salvation Army or the Bergholz Fire Department, 724 Monroe Street, Bergholz, OH, 43908.
You may view this obituary and send condolences online at www.robertsfuneralhomewellsville.com.
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