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Elizabeth (Beth) Russell, Taylor Co., KY (1919 - 2011)

She was a retired school teacher with the Taylor Co., KY school system and a member of the Mt. Gilboa Baptist Church

Elizabeth "Beth"Russell of Campbellsville, KY died at 4:10pmCT., Thursday, June 30, 2011 in Campbellsville. She was 91

The funeral service is at 2pmET/1pmCT, Sunday, July 3, 2011 at the Mt. Gilboa Baptist Church in Campbellsville by Rev. Howard Pryor and Rev. Fred Miller. Mt. Gilboa Baptist Church Cemetery.

Elizabeth "Beth" Russell, Taylor Co., KY (1919 - 2011)

Elizabeth "Beth" Russell was the daughter of the late James Thomas Hunt and Ida Ellen Hunt. She was born December 1, 1919, in Taylor Co., KY. She diedThursday, June 30, 2011 in Campbellsville, Taylor Co., KY, at the age of 91 years, 6 months, and 20 days.

She professed faith in Christ and was a member of the Mt. Gilboa Baptist Church where she served as treasurer for some fifty-nine years, was in the music ministry of the church since sixteen years of age, and a former Sunday School teacher.

She was a retired school teacher with the Taylor County School System.

She united in marriage to Edgar B. Russell May 4, 1951. He preceded her in death September 18, 1995.

She is survived by the following:
  • Her"adopted" children: Dr. Ed and Sharon Smith of Ft. Myers, FL

  • Three "adopted" grandchildren: Joshua Smith and wife, Kaitlyn, Rachel Smith and Hannah Smith of Ft. Myers, FL

  • Several nieces and nephews

  • And many other relatives and friends
She was preceded in death by three brothers and four sisters: Gatton Hunt, Ray Hunt, James Hunt, Lyla Parrott, Winnie Hunt, Edna Reynolds, and Sadie Hunt; half-brother, Emory Hunt.

The Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon AV, Campbellsville, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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