Version:1.0 StartHTML:0000000182 EndHTML:0000003127 StartFragment:0000002363 EndFragment:0000003091 SourceURL:file://localhost/Users/computer/Desktop/obitsw:pics/Russell,B.doc Ben Russell, age 75 of the Drapers Crossroads Community in Macon County, TN passed away Wednesday evening, June 23, 2010 at the Skyline Medical Center in Nashville. Funeral Services for Ben Russell were conducted Saturday morning, June 26, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. from the chapel of the Anderson & Son Funeral Home in Red Boiling Springs with Elder Charlie Patterson officiating. Interment followed in the Anderson & Son Memorial Park with military honors. His pallbearers were Pete Jarrell, Steve Rainey, Roger Smith, Bob Smith, Terry Tuck, Adrian Powell, Clarence Ferguson and Troy Russell. Version:1.0 StartHTML:0000000182 EndHTML:0000003312 StartFragment:0000002364 EndFragment:0000003276 SourceURL:file://localhost/Users/computer/Desktop/obitsw:pics/Russell,B.doc Ben was born Sunday, August 26, 1934 in Jackson County, Tennessee, the son of the late Clelon and Jessie Poteet Russell.
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his son, Carl Russell and brothers, Kenneth, Glen and Johnny Russell. Ben was a Truck Driver for the Dana Corporation in Gordonsville, Tennessee with 22 years of service, a member of the North Spring Church of Christ and proudly served his country in the United States Army.
Survivors include: daughter, Lori Lee, Murfreesboro, son, Lee Russell, LaVergne, sister, Lane Spivey, Cookeville, brothers & sisters-in-law, Joe & Pauline Russell, Wade Russell all of Barberton, Ohio, Shirley & Myrna Russell, Lafayette, sisters-in-law, Jean Russell, Lafayette, Peggy Russell, Barberton, Ohio.