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Obituary: Marguerite Funderburg Russell, 97, formerly of Lockesburg

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Marguerite Funderburg Russell, age 97, formerly of Lockesburg, Ark., passed away on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018 in Nashville, Ark.

She was born on Aug. 28, 1921 in Buck Range, Ark., the daughter of the late Dan and Maude Coley Funderburg.

Mrs. Russell was a member of Damascus Baptist Church in Lockesburg, Ark.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Harvey Russell; a sister Johanna Caldwell; brothers Dan, Johnny, and Warren Funderburg; one granddaughter Michelle Russell, and a son-in-law, Charles Staggs.

Survivors include: one son, Charles Russell (Regina) of Texarkana, Ark.; two daughters, Dana Newberg (Donnie) of Nashville, Ark., and Sandra Staggs of Fayetteville, Ark.; grandchildren Lisa Russell, Kelly Newberg, Susan Bratschi (Jay), Brady Staggs (Lena), Lee Scott, Laura Scott, and Shelby Scott; great grandchildren Audrey, Valerie, and Abbey;  a special niece, Joan Withers, and many other family and friends.

Visitation was at 1 p.m. until service time Tuesday, Nov. 27, at Latimer Funeral Home in Nashville.

Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, at Latimer Funeral Home in Nashville, with Bro. John Bryant and Bro. Wayne Sewell officiating. Burial followed in Coulter Cemetery in Lockesburg, Ark.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the American Baptist Association Mission Fund, P.O. Box 1050, Texarkana, AR 75504

You may send an online message at www.latimerfuneralhome.com.