Diana Gayle Russell

Diana Gayle Russell, 69, of Republic, passed away on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 in Cox South Hospital, Springfield. She was born May 15, 1950, in Claremore, Okla., the daughter of Earl and Patricia (Squirrel) Wil- liamson.
Russell was united in marriage to Kenneth Russell on Jan. 31, 1969. She was proud to have been the
first female to work in the mainte- nance department at General Elec- tric, in Springfield. Russell attended the First Baptist Church in Republic.
Russell was preceded in death by a son, Christopher Andrew Russell; and her father, Earl.
Russell was survived by her husband of 50 years, Kenny; a son, Shawn Russell and wife Diana; a daugh- ter, Amber Russell; four grandchildren; her mother Patricia; a sister Vicky Dale; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
A visitation was from 11 a.m. to noon, with the me- morial service beginning at noon on Saturday, June 15, 2019, in Meadors Funeral Home, Republic. A graveside service followed in Evergreen Cemetery, Republic. Fam- ily and friends may share online condolences at www. meadorsfuneralhome.com.


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