Ola Merle Russell, 92, of Alexander passed away Wednesday Sept. 25, 2013. She was born Aug. 26, 1921 in Dallas County. Ola was a retired nurse and a member of Benton First Assembly of God Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Gaston and Dessie Rucker Eubanks; husband, John H. Russell; a son, John S. Russell; two brothers and three sisters.
She is survived by son, Michael Russell; sister, Jane Gill; five grandchildren, Jason Russell, Brent Russell, Brian Russell, Rodney Russell and Jeremy Russell; ten great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be 11a.m., Saturday, Sept. 28 at Ashby Funeral Home with burial at Forest Hills Cemetery.Â
Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27 at Ashbyâ€™s.
Online guest book: www.ashbyfuneralhome.com