Mary Ann Russ
October 23, 1942 - June 25, 2018
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Mary Ann (Burkhart) Russ passed away on Monday, June 25, 2018. She was born on October 23, 1942 in Hawthorne, CA. She moved to Lamesa, TX with her family and graduated from Lamesa High School in 1960. She married W. A. (Billy) Russ on February 10, 1962. She was a devoted wife, mother and dedicated Sunday school teacher at First Baptist Church in O'Donnell for more than 35 years. She was involved in her church choir, library, vacation bible school and Walks to Emmaus. She delighted many with her wonderful cooking through the First Baptist Church Kitchen Committee and Community activities.

She is survived by her husband, W. A. (Billy) Russ; three daughters, Laura Davis of Saginaw, TX, Brandi Garza (Michael) of Lubbock, TX and Kristy Dickerson (Rex) of Fredericksburg, TX; 10 grandchildren, Jacinda Matthews(Jonathan) of Albuquerque, NM, Jessica Sterling (Jonathan) of Rotterdam, NY, Chelsea Carter of Tyler, TX, Amber Davis of Saginaw, TX, William Davis(Alicia) of Fort Worth, TX, Kelsey Vasquez of Lubbock, TX, Reina Garza and Corbin Garza of Lubbock, TX, Miranda Dickerson and Cody Dickerson of Fredericksburg, TX; 11 great-grandchildren; brother, Kent Burkhart (Connie) of Georgetown, TX, Lewis Barbarick, and Wayne Barbarick (Shirley); sisters, Marolyn Souza and Carolyn Staffero as well as many nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by her parents, Leslie and Elnora (Bass) Burkhart; sisters, Clara Neves, Lavena Dickey and Virginia Wells.

Celebration of Life Service will be 10:00 a.m. July 7, 2018 at First Baptist Church O'Donnell with inurnment to follow at Nevels Memorial Cemetery Tahoka.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial donations to be made to the preschool department or the food pantry at First Baptist Church O'Donnell or the American Cancer Society.

Mary Ann Russ
Service Schedule
First Baptist Church
701 Standefer Ave
O'Donnell, TX  79351
Saturday, July 7, 2018
10:00 a.m.
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Burial Schedule
Nevels Memorial Cemetery
Tahoka, TX  79373




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