METROPOLIS, Ill. — Mrs. Doris Ann Russell, age 79, of Metropolis, Illinois, passed away on Saturday, August 18, 2012, in Rowlett, Texas.
Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, August 24, 2012, at the Riverside Cemetery in Hopkinsville, Ky. The Rev. Mike Duncan will officiate.
Doris was a member of the First Christian Church in Metropolis, Illinois.
Doris is survived by two daughters, Carol Hughes and husband Randall of Heath, Texas, and Christy Russell of Metropolis, Ill.; one son, Charles Russell and wife Susan of Marion, Iowa; six grandchildren, Ashley Eskridge and Lauren Conder, both of Metropolis, Ill., Russell Hughes and Ross Hughes, both of Heath, Texas, Michael Russell and Rachael Russell, both of Marion, Iowa; four great-grandchildren, Nicholas Eskridge, Nathaniel Eskridge, Brendan Conder and Noah Eskridge, all of Metropolis, Ill.; one brother, William Foster of Brentwood, Tenn.; one aunt, Ruth Ford of Georgia; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Doris was preceded in death by her parents, Rudolph and Christine Foster; and her husband, Charles Russell.
There will not be any visitation. Family and friends are asked to meet at the cemetery for the services. Online condolences may be left at www.newhopefh.com.
Memorials may be made to the First Christian Church, 420 Catherine Street, Metropolis, IL 62960.
Miller Funeral Home in Metropolis, Illinois, is in charge of arrangements.