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Mr. Claude E. Russell, Jr.

PARK HILLS – Claude Ervin Russell, Jr. was born in Farmington, Missouri, August 27, 1942, and departed this life on March 31, 2005, at the age of 62. He was preceded in death by his parents, Claude E. Russell & Donna Irene ‘Clanin’ Russell and one granddaughter, Dixie Lynn Roux.

He is survived by: wife, Sharon Mae ‘Hoehn’ Russell; four children: Christina Mae ‘Russell’ Hollinger (& Jerry), Robert Stanley Russell (& Rhonda), Thomas John Russell (& Susan) and Nancy Ellen ‘Russell’ Moore. Also surviving are 10 grandchildren: Joshua Youngers, Nyssa Youngers, Christian Hollinger, Robert Russell, Rodney Russell, Rebecca Russell, Gabriel Parker, Elizabeth Russell, Jacob Moore and Kaitlyn Moore. Also survived by many other friends and relatives.

Claude was a member of the 1140th Engineering Battalion of the Missouri National Guard based in Farmington, Missouri.

Claude was employed at Mineral Area Grocers in Esther, Missouri for nearly 28 years. He was also employed at North County Schools until August of 2004, when he retired.

Visitation will be Sunday, 5-9 p.m., at Taylor Funeral Service, Inc., Farmington. Visitation will resume Monday, 7 a.m., and funeral services will be Monday 1 p.m., April 4, 2005, at the Taylor Funeral Chapel. Interment will follow at Doe Run Memorial Cemetery. Memorials: * American Cancer Society.

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