MATTIE LEE RUSSELL
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Services will be at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018, at the Tabernacle Baptist Church for Mrs. Mattie Lee Russell, 90, who entered eternal rest on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018.
Mrs. Russell was born April 1, 1928, in Coosa County, Alabama, a daughter of Ollie and Margie McGhee Whetstone.
She was a domestic technician and a loving homemaker
. She was a member of the Tabernacle Baptist Church, its gospel choir and culinary committee. She enjoyed flower gardening and being with family.
She leaves to cherish her memories her daughter, Octavia Justice of Atlanta; her son, Aubrey (Cassandra) Russell of Chandler, Arizona; her sister, Sue (Carvin) Moorer; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and a host of family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband, John T., whom she married October 1951 and who passed away July 19, 2006.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the L.E. Black, Phillips & Holden Funeral Home.