JACK RUSSELL, age 88, of Strawberry Plains, TN passed away May 12, 2021. He was preceded in death by his parents, George Ben and Stella Russell, and brother, William E. (Bill) Russell. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Adele Huffaker Russell; brothers, Leroy (Louise) Russell of Hunstville, AL, Oren (Selma Rhea) Russell of Strawberry Plains; and sister, Mabel Jo (Virgil) Patterson of Dandridge; special friend, Susie Wolfenbarger; and several nieces and nephews. The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to the staff at Amedisys of Morristown for their care and compassion. He retired from New Jersey Zinc Mines after 30 years and served in the U. S. Army for 2 years. He was also a 50 year member of the French Broad F.&A.E. Lodge #588 in Kodak. He was an avid farmer and loved helping his brother, Billy. The body will lie in state form 1:00 until 5:00 p.m. Friday, May 14, 2021 at Farrar Funeral Home in Jefferson City. Graveside service will be at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, May 15 at McCampbell’s Chapel Cemetery with Rev. Ronnie White officiating and military honors by VFW Post #5266.
Arrangements by Farrar Funeral Home in Jefferson City, TN 865-475-3892