Thursday, February 21, 2008

Rest in Peace, Dilly

Dilly Russell, a resident of Okmulgee, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, February 20, 2008 at the age of 90 years, 7 months and 21 days. She was born on Friday, June 29, 1917 to John and Orpha (Dye) Aggas in Morris, Oklahoma. On May 21, 1942, she married Jayrene Russell in Ayer, Massachusetts. She was lifetime member of the Morris United Methodist Church and she devoted her life to her family, church and her Lord.
She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Orpha Aggas; husband, Jayrene Russell in 1998; six sisters and five brothers.
Survivors include one son, Jim Russell and wife, Sofia of Tulsa; one daughter, Janet Ruckman and husband, Dean of Tulsa; five grandchildren; three great grandchildren; two step-grandchildren and five step-great grandchildren.
Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, February 25, 2008 at the Shurden Funeral Home Chapel in Okmulgee with Reverend Nathan Mattox officiating. Burial will follow the service at the Okmulgee Cemetery under the direction of the Shurden Funeral Home of Okmulgee.
Visitation will be held Sunday from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Monday from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Shurden Funeral Home Chapel in Okmulgee.
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