Edna E. Russell
Edna Earle Russell, 76, of Southern Pines, died Monday March 15, 2010, at Manor Care Health Center, Pinehurst.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 20, at Ives Memorial Baptist Church in Pinebluff, with the Rev. Don Ballenger officiating. Burial will follow at Pinebluff Cemetery.
Born June 4, 1933, in Brunswick County, she was a daughter of the late Curtis and Laura Greene Matthews and wife of the late DeLoyd Russell.
Mrs. Russell owned and operated a day-care center and was a member of Ives Memorial Baptist Church.
She is survived by two daughters, Ann Mills and husband, Malcolm, of Southern Pines, and Sandra Muse and husband, Rusty, of Laurinburg; one son, Mike Russell and wife, Patrina, of Pinebluff; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
The family will be receiving friends Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Powell Funeral Home in Southern Pines and other times at the home of Ann Mills, 123 Tannen Drive, Southern Pines.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, P. O. Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011 or www.alz.org.