Bill M. Russell, 67, of Turner, passed away Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013 at Helena. Mr. Russell was born June 3, 1945 at Turner to the late Ollie Randall Russell and the late Lillie Mae Higginbothom Russell. He was a retired farmer and a member of Calvary Baptist Church of Marvell.
He leaves his wife, Sue Walker Russell; a son, Norman Russell (Ashley) of Turner; two sisters, Virginia Davis of Marvell and Francine Sherrod (Marvin); and four brothers, Glenn Russell of Spiro, Okla., Stanley Russell of Turner, Pat Russell (Bobbie) of Marvell and Gene Russell (Patty Sue) of Marvell.
His parents and two brothers, Norman Russell and Raymond Russell, preceded him in death.
Services for Bill Russell will be held 1 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 26 at the Calvary Baptist Church. Visitation will be Friday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Roller-Citizens Funeral Home. Burial will be in Turner Cemetery.
Pallbearers are Ben Davison, John R. Hall, Clarence Guest, Dennis Cavette, Dan Dubach, Joe Kemmer and Doug Rohrscheib. Honorary pallbearers are Shelton Guest and Charles Duffel.
Memorials may be made to Turner Cemetery, Calvary Baptist Church or to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
Roller-Citizens Funeral Home, Helena-West Helena, will direct services. Friends and relatives may sign the online guest book at www.rollerfuneralhomes.com.