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Services for Larry Milton Russell of Thomasville are at 2 p.m., Sunday, August 20, 2017 at Whiddon-Shiver Funeral Home chapel. The Rev. Mike Keown will officiate and interment follows in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers are Sammy Bass, Shane Grabvelle, Wayne Stallings, Micheal Weems, Chris Cole and Kenny Brock. Mr. Russell died Saturday, August 12, 2017 at Archbold Medical Center. Born February 15, 1952 in Atlanta, Georgia, he was the son of the late John Russell and Eldean McClellan Russell. On October 16, 1984, in Fernandina Beach, Florida, he married Carol June Knowles Russell who preceded him in death on January 8, 2003. He earned his Bachelors in Administration from Delta State University in Cleveland, Mississippi. He was Retention Coordinator for Sothern Regional Technical College. Survivors include daughters, Danielle Gravbelle (Anthony) of Thomasville, Priscilla Weems (Gary) of Lithia Springs, Patricia Hughes of Cumming; sister, Gail Bass of Dallas; grandchildren: Hayden and Caysen Gravbelle, Micheal, Kursten, Jeremy and Addy Weems, Larry Christopher Cole, Carol June McClendon; niece and nephew: Katie Bass, Sammy Bass; great-nieces and nephews: Katrina Bass, Addelyn Bass, Liam Bass and Waylen Bass. He was preceded in death by a son, James Cole. The family will receive friends on Sunday, August 20, 2017 from noon to 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Guests may sign the register book on-line at www.whiddonshiverfuneralhome.com. Whiddon-Shiver Funeral Home
Published on August 17, 2017
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