Vera Marie Russell, 90, of Marked Tree, Arkansas, departed this life, Monday, November 2, 2020 in Marked Tree. She was born on March 17, 1930 in Cash, Arkansas to Elijah and Vella Foster Blansett.
She was a member of Broadway Street Church of Christ in Marked Tree, Arkansas. She was a great seamstress, taught young girls Sunday school class, a wonderful cook, especially banana pudding, raisin pie, strawberry cake and chicken and dressing.
Vera is preceded in death by her husband: Junior Russell, her parents, three brothers: James, Leon, and Elwood Blansett, one sister: Elsa Davis and one half-sister: Opal McLain.
She is survived by her two daughters: Carol Russell of Mesquite, Texas, and Glenda Lee (Mark) of Rowlett, Texas and one grandson: Ben Russell (April) of Angleton, Texas.
Graveside service will be held Thursday, November 5, 2020 at 2:00 pm at Marked Tree Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to The Alzheimer’s Association, or Broadway Church of Christ in Marked Tree, Arkansas.
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