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Gene Russell

June 29, 1929 — May 19, 2017

Gene Russell

Gene Russell, 87, passed away Friday, May 19, 2017 in Graham.  Funeral will be Monday, May 22, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. in Morrison Funeral Home Chapel.  Burial will follow in Pioneer Cemetery under the direction Morrison Funeral Home.


Gene was born June 29, 1929 in Comanche, Oklahoma to the late John Henry and Dovie Jewell (Rutherford) Russell.  He married Betty Jean Jones, April 8, 1950 in Goree, Texas.  Gene moved to Graham in 1962 from Wichita Falls.  He was self-employed in retail sales for many years.


Survivors include; wife, Betty Russell of Graham; sons, Michael Russell and wife Rebekah of Fort Worth and Dan Russell and wife Dara of Graham; grandchildren, Vanessa Stout and husband Micah, Kari Rios and husband Charles; great grandchildren, Jazlynn and Braelyn Stout.


Gene was preceded in death by a brother Dwain Henry Russell.


Visitation will be held Sunday from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

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