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Donna J. Russell

July 21, 1938 — April 10, 2020

Donna Russell

COOLVILLE—Donna J. Russell , 81, of Coolville, OH, passed away Friday, April 10, 2020 at Arcadia Valley Nursing Center.
She was born July 21, 1938 in Hockingport, OH, to the late William and Ruby Kapple Gillian. Donna worked for several years at the Best Photo Plant in Coolville and Econoline Construction in Belpre, OH. She retired from the Federal Hocking School District after driving school bus for 20 years. She participated in several State School Bus Safety Road-e-o- Programs and won several competition awards. She enjoyed sewing, arts and crafts, yard sales, gardening and pizza parties on the patio with family and friends.
Donna is survived by her children, Janeen (Jeff) Moss of Shelby, NC, Steve (Sunshine) Russell of Coolville, OH, Ronald (Robin) Russell of Coolville, OH and Lori (Cheryl) Russell of Shelby, NC. She is survived by 9 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren. Also surviving are sister, Carol (Harry) Dunfee of Morrow, OH and a special son-in-law, Mike Parrish.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Howard Russell; son, Barry; great-grandson, Tyler; 3 brothers; 1 sister and second husband Glenn.
The family would like to send a special thank you to all of the wonderful workers at Arcadia for taking such good care of our mom for the last 4 ½ years. Also, thanks to Pastor Rick Bourne for his kindness and caring.
Graveside services will be held at 1 P.M., Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at the Coolville Cemetery with Pastor Rick Bourne officiating.
There will be no visitation.
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Graveside Service

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Coolville Cemetery

, Coolville, OH 45723

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