Taps-  Russell, Duveen


                                       Duveen Russell

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. 

She is 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 online atwww.morehartmortuary.net.

Husband Bobby long time 55th'er, EWO in RB-47s at Forbes, RCs at Kadena with 82nd, and at Offutt on staff..... Max