Shirley Russell


Shirley Russell, 76, of Columbus, passed from this life at 12:25 p.m. Sunday, February 18, 2018 at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient Facility.

Shirley retired from Arvin Industries and was a former caregiver.

The funeral will be conducted 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home on Washington Street with Virgil Clotfelter officiating.

Family and friends may call from 9:30 a.m. to time of service Thursday at the funeral home.

Burial will be at Bethel Baptist Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Our Hospice of South Central Indiana.

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Shirley was born October 8, 1941 in Columbus. She was the daughter of Lawrence and Bertie Hill.

Survivors include her son, Rick Russell of Columbus; grandchildren, Erica A. Russell and Will A. Russell; and her friend and caregiver, Lois Brown.

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband, Windell Russell.