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Edith Russell

Born: Wed., Oct. 27, 1926
Died: Mon., Aug. 8, 2011

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Edith (Hammer) Russell, 84, of 1115 Ebenezer Road Tompkinsville, KY, passed away at 8:45 PM, Monday, August 8th, while in the company of family members, Monroe County Health and Rehab. Center.

Edith was born in Tompkinsville, KY on October 27, 1926, a daughter of the late Dona (Simpson) and Mont Hammer. On March 5, 1945, she married Eugene Russell at the home of C. E. Carter. She was a housewife and was a member of Gulley Creek Missionary Baptist Church since 1946.

Edith is survived by
a daughter, Patricia (Toddy "Bobby") Isenberg, of Louisville, KY.
two sons, Ricky (Kim) Russell, and Bobby (Janice) Russell, both of Tompkinsville, KY;
Also surviving are 7 Grandchildren, Renee (Bart) Isenberg Lewis, Shannon (Daniel) Russell Sexton, Todd Isenberg, Kathy (Jeff) Russell Taylor, Amy (KIrk) Russell Cecil, Megan Lynn Russell, and Sara Ann Russell.
Also surviving are eight Great-Grandchildren, Jacob, Jenna, and Sam Lewis: Parker, Ethan and Amelia Sexton; Clara Grace, and Lexie Rae Taylor.

Edith was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene Russell, Her parents, Mont and Dona Simpson Hammer, one brother Leon Hammer and one sister, Chloe Dean Owen.

Funeral Services at Yokley-Trible Funeral Home, Tompkinsville, KY, at 1:00 PM on Thursday, August 11th, with Bro. Terry Jackson and Bro. Wendell Froedge officiating.

Visitation, Wednesday 2:00 - 9:00 PM and Thursday 6:00 AM - 1:00 PM. at Yokley-Trible Funeral Home.

Burial in Monroe County Memorial Lawn

Donations to Gulley Creek Missionary Baptist Church.

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Helen Howard Hiett
   Posted Tue August 09, 2011
Patricia, Bobby and Ricky so sorry to hear about the passing of your mom. I will never forget the good times we had as neighbors. Mom always enjoyed when Edith would come visiting her so I am sure they are having a good time in heaven right now. My prayers and thoughts are with you as you go through this difficult time. Your old friend Helen

Sue Beavers
   Posted Wed August 10, 2011
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Oval M Goad
   Posted Thu August 11, 2011
Just wanted to express my condolence to Edith,s family. We grew up together attended church at Ebenezer and completed HS at Gamaliel together. She set a living example by her life. Oval

Charlie & Louise Lewis
   Posted Thu August 11, 2011
We are so sorry for your loss. We rejoice that she is no longer suffering and is happy in God's arms. Sending condolences and love from Texas.

Janan McKinney
   Posted Fri August 12, 2011
Edith was and awesome woman. Wonderful person in every way. She was a kind loving person who put the Lord first. Edith was someone we all need to follow because she was a good example of what the Lord wants us all to be like. Edith raised 3 wonderful children who in turn each had wonderful children of their own and they have started their own families. Edith loved and was very proud of her family. Edith will be missed by all. I loved her so much. She also made the BEST French Coconut Pies in the world.

Diane Allen
   Posted Fri August 12, 2011
I am a friend and teal sister of Pat Isenberg's. My sincere condolences to Pat and the entire extended family. Although she had a full life and is now out of pain, it is never easy saying goodbye to our mothers and grandmothers. I will have everyone in my thoughts and prayers in the days ahead..... Diane Allen

Joyce Jones
   Posted Sat August 13, 2011
So sorry for the sadness you must be feeling at the loss of Edith. She was a beautiful, Godly woman. I wasn't able to come to the funeral home or funeral, but just know that I am praying for comfort for all of you.

ruby edwards
   Posted Mon August 15, 2011
PAT& FAMILY, YOU ALL ARE IN MY THOUGHTS & PRAYERS LOVE RUBY

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