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Ann Russell

Anna “Ann” Margaret Holloway Russell of Fort Smith, Ark., formerly of Magnolia, passed away on Jan. 5, 2022.
Ann was born July 1, 1927, to Harry Lee Holloway and Nevada Huffstutter Holloway in Union City.
She was married to Dr. Barney Gaston Russell Jr. for 60 years. He died in 2009. Her grandparents; parents; stepfather, James Horace Cruce; paternal uncle, George David Holloway; and brother, Sgt. Harry Clayton Holloway, also preceded her in death.
Ann leaves behind her daughter, Suzanne Russell Spain and her husband, John Scott Spain, of Fort Smith; her son, Barney “Bud” Gaston Russell III and his wife, Libby Wallis Russell, of Tulsa, Okla.; two grandsons, Bradford Russell Spain and his wife, Katie Carlisle Spain, of Little Rock, Ark., and Lt. Todd Curtis Spain and his wife, Mayumi Okamura Spain, of Yorktown, Va.; and a great-grandson, Oliver Benjamin Spain of Little Rock.
Private burial by Ocker-Putman Funeral Home will be at Magnolia Memorial Park Cemetery. For a full obituary, visit There will be no funeral; memorials may be made to Columbia County Animal Protection Society.

Published 1.11.22

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