Wilda Maye Hortense Russell, 79, of Lanton, died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2008, at her home.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 1, 2008, at Cox-Blevins Funeral Chapel in Salem, Ark. Burial will be in State Line Cemetery in Moko, Ark., under the direction of Cox-Blevins Funeral Home. Visitation will be Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral chapel. Memorials may be made to Lanton Baptist Church in Lanton or State Line Cemetery.
She was born Sept. 19, 1928, in West Plains, the daughter of Albert Dewey Russell and Bessie Edith Hughes Russell. She was employed for many years at a shoe factory and a lamp factory, and then spent the next 33 years with ConAgra in Marshall, where she retired. She was a devoted Christian and a member of Lanton Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents.