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Leta Victoria Russell

April 21, 1944 — November 14, 2022


Leta Victoria Russell


Leta Victoria Shults Russell, age 78 of Dandridge, TN passed away peacefully at her home on Monday November 14, 2022, following an extended illness.  She was born, April 21, 1944, in Cosby, TN the daughter of the late Winfield Ott and Mary Josephine Shults and was preceded in death by her brothers, Duaine Shults and Larry Shults, and her sister Darlene Smith.  Leta is survived by her husband Alvin Russell; her children Melanie Hodge (Jim), Melissa Marsh (John), and Dustin Russell (Kate); her grandchildren Farrah Greer (Ian), Chloe Hodge, Will Russell, and Taylor Russell; her great-granddaughter Ophelia James Greer; her sister June Johnson; her sister-in-law Inez Loveday Crider; and several cousins, nieces, and nephews.  Leta was a member of Hills Union Church and the Ladies’ Auxiliary. She was a loving wife, mother, aunt, sister, grandmother, and great grandmother and will be greatly missed.  The family wishes to thank friends and loved ones who have been supportive over the years. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Hills Union Cemetery Association 2383 Hills Chapel Rd Dandridge, TN 37725.  Graveside funeral services will be held, Thursday, November 17, 2022, 11:00am at Hills Union Cemetery with the Rev. Danny Hill officiating. 

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