Kenneth Alger Russell, age 81, of the Chestnut Hill community of Dandridge, TN passed away Saturday afternoon, December 11, 2021 at Tennova Hospital surrounded by family. He worked for and retired from Bush Brothers and Company with 48 years of service. He was the son of the late Hollis Dewey and Anna Lee (Bush) Russell. He was preceded in death by his spouse of 53 years, Margaret Malinda (Thomas) Russell, sister-in-law Barbara (Kelly) Russell, and lifelong best friend Wayne Dolby Welch.
He is survived by his sons, Kenneth Thomas and Christopher Todd Russell; daughters-in-law, Tonya and Liz Russell; grandchildren, Garrett, Tori, Daniel, and Sydney Russell; brother, Ronald Gary Russell; sister-in-law, Penny Russell; nephew Ryan Russell; niece, Kelly Russell.
The family will receive friends Tuesday, December 14, 2021, from 5:00pm to 7:30pm at Farrar Funeral Home, Dandridge, TN. An entombment and committal service will be held Wednesday, December 15, 2021, at 10:00am at Resthaven Memorial Gardens with Reverend John Clark officiating.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to the Dementia Society of America at dementiasociety.org.