McMurtrey Funeral Home

McMurtrey Funeral Home

Wednesday, May 1, 2024

Avalon Russell


Avalon Russell, 85, of Glasgow, KY passed away Tuesday, April 30, 2024, at his residence.  Born in Knob Lick, KY, he was the son of the late Joe Abb and Maude Ivy Pierce Russell.  Mr. Russell was retired from Donnelly’s in Glasgow and a member of the Refuge Church of Christ.


Survivors include his wife Lillian Hamilton Russell: one daughter, Teresa Smith “Wayne’ of Glasgow; three sons Jimmy Russell “Kathy” of Edmonton, KY, Tim Russell “ Leigh Ann” and Bobby Russell “Tracy” both of Glasgow; one brother, Larry Russell “Diane” of Park City, KY; one sister Lavada Gosher of Glasgow; seven grandchildren Jeremy, Jenny, Greg, Ben, Sarah, Trista and Natilie; several great-grandchildren, a special nephew, James Russell along with several other nieces and nephews also survive.


In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two grandchildren, Ashton and Jacob, his siblings Joe Lanis Russell, Nell Shockley, Lemuel Russell, Goble Russell and Louise Lemay.


Funeral services will be held 1:00pm Friday, May 3, 2024, at the McMurtrey Funeral Home with burial in the Union #2 Cemetery.  Visitation will be on Thursday, May2, 2024 from 4:00pm until 8:00pm and on Friday, morning until time for the service at the funeral home.


Anonymous said...

So sorry for this loss. Prayers for the family. I will keep his memory in my heart forever .

Anonymous said...

Prayers for my brother in law Tim Russell so sorry about ur loss

Anonymous said...

Miss my pa a lot he was a great man

Donnie & Lori Miller said...

Prayers for all of the family.

Anonymous said...

So sorry to hear of Avalon’s passing we thought so much of him prayers for all.

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