Loretta Redden Russell


DOTHAN - Loretta Redden russell, a resident of Dothan, passed away on Friday, April 20, 2018, at her home. She was 85 years old.''Mrs. Russell was born in Steele, Alabama and was reared on Chandler Mountain, in St. Clair County. She was the daughter of the late Noley Franklin Redden, Sr. and Pauline Fore Redden. Mrs. Russell was a member of Bethel Baptist Church. A beloved pastor's wife, she taught Sunday school and often served as W.M.U. Director in churches her husband pastored in Clayton. Ozark, Carrollton, and Dothan, AL.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Rev. Wallace "Buddy" Russell, Jr.; a son, Edward Russell; a sister; and two brothers.
Surviving relatives include three daughters, Judy Joiner (Willie), Sylacauga, AL; Sally Latham (Gene), Northport, AL; and Barbie Flatt (David), Panama City, FL; daughter-in-law, Judie Russell, Temple, GA; four grandchildren, Scott Knight (Sabrina), Nicole Sheehan (William), Matt Latham (Brooke), and Brookelyn Flatt; five great-grandchildren, Addison Knight, Justice Knight, Hannah Hassebrock, Caleb Hassebrock, and Ashleigh Lathan; two brothers; six sisters; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Russell's funeral was held Sunday, April 22, 2018, at Bethel Baptist Church in Dothan, AL with Rev. David Flatt and Dr. Ricky Plummer officiating. A private family graveside service followed in the Crestlawn Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Bethel Baptist Church "Mission Fund", 3257 East Cottonwood Road, Dothan, AL 36301.
You may offer condolences to the family at holmanmortuaries.com.
Holman-Headland Mortuary & Cremations in Headland, AL was in charge of arrangements.
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