Brenda Jo Russell, 69, of Marianna, Fla. died 10:58 a.m. Sept. 22, 2015, at Marianna Health and Rehabilitation Center in Marianna, Fla. She was born Aug. 31, 1946, in McLeansboro, the daughter of Joe Russell and Betty (Summers) Russell. She is survived by two sisters, Charlotte (Barney) Brockett of Highlands Ranch, Colo. and Carmen Beck and husband Mark of McLeansboro; two nephews, Derek Brockett and wife Delia of Oaxaca, Mexico and Kevin Brockett and wife Laurie of Denver; two great- nephews; and one great-niece. She was preceded in death by her parents; and one nephew, Kyle Alan Beck. She worked as a medical transcriptionist for many years. She was a member of Rocky Creek Baptist Church in Marianna, Fla. A memorial service was held at Rocky Creek Baptist Church in Marianna, Fla. Burial was at Odd Fellows Cemetery in McLeansboro. Marianna Chapel Funeral Home in Marianna, Fla. and Harre Funeral Home in McLeansboro is in charge of all of the arrangements.
Published on  October 8, 2015