Funeral services will be held at the Hornbeak Funeral Chapel in Fulton at 11 a.m. Saturday, with burial to follow in the New Hope Cemetery in the Ruthville community.
Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 5-8 p.m. today and anytime Saturday until the hour of services.
Memorials may be made to the Good Samaritan Health and Wellness Center, P.O. Box 1242, Fulton, KY 42041.
She was a registered nurse and had worked for Amedisys Home Health and was the managing director for the Good Samaritan Health & Wellness Center in South Fulton. She was also a member of the Tennessee Master Gardeners.
She is survived by her husband, P.J. Russell of the Chestnut Glade community; her children and their spouses, Deede and Ray Warren of Oakwood, Texas, Richard and Sara Gipson of Owensville, Ind., Eric Russell of Cookeville, Christine Thorpe of Martin, Abigail S. and Ronnie Irvan of South Fulton and Patrick and Gina Russell of Smyrna; 22 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; her brother, Billy Gene Hammond of Benton, Ill.; and two sisters, Peggy Hammond of West Frankfort, Ill., and Rose Alongi of Du Quoin, Ill.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Mary Mae (Taylor) and Ruben L. Rowlett.
Online tributes may be left at www.hornbeakfuneralchapel.com.