Duveen Russell, age 80 of Albany, passed away
Saturday, July 22, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m.,
Tuesday, July 25th at First Baptist Church with Pastor Bob Knowles
officiating. Interment will follow in the Albany Cemetery under the
direction of Morehart Mortuary.
Joy Duveen Dillingham was born May 3,
1937 in Shackelford County, Texas to parents Frank Groves Dillingham and
Glendene Casey Dillingham. On December 29, 1958, Duveen married Bobby
Russell in Albany. Mrs. Russell was a member at First Baptist Church as well
as a member of the Albany Study Club and the Albany Book Club. She was
preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Glendene Dillingham; her
son-in-law, Glen Bartee; and one nephew, Keith Dillingham.
survived by her husband, Bobby Russell of Albany; one daughter, Shelly
Bartee of Albany; one son, Kurt Russell and wife Heidi of Jacksonville,
Florida; one brother, Donald Dillingham and wife Lounell of Breckenridge;
three grandchildren, Justin Ray Russell, Kayla Joy Russell, Branch Groves
Bartee and wife Adriana; one great grandchild, Bennett Glen Bartee; lifelong
friends, Bunny Getzen, LeeAnn Vanderpool; numerous cousins, and loving
caregiver Beverly Rogers.
Memorials may be made to the Fort Griffin
Fandangle and may be left at Morehart Mortuary. Condolences may be made