Anita Gay Russell, 65, of Kingston, MO died Sunday, August, 22, 2010 at Hillcrest Manor, Hamilton MO under the care of her family and Hospice Advantage of Gallatin.
Anita was born October 17, 1944 in Cameron, MO, the daughter of James Clyde Martin and Colleen Asher Martin.
She attended Cameron schools.
On July 23, 1961 Anita married Bobby Lee Russell in the Cameron Christian Church. He survives of the home.
Anita was a waitress for several years but mostly she was a homemaker who took pride in raising her family.
She is survived by her husband of 49 years, Bob Russell; Randy Lee Russell of pass Christian, MS, Lonnie Ray Russell and wife, Julie, of Vale AZ and James Dale Russell and wife, Shelley, of Kingston MO; 8 grandchildren, Julia Amanda Lynn, Trista LaDawn Russell, Loni Ray Russell, Brittany Jo Russell, Samantha Jolene Russell, Harold James Russell, Megan Nicole Russell, Garrett Lee Russell; a great grandchild, Lilly Mae Lynn; four brothers, Roy Clyde Martin of OK, Denton Martin of Cameron, MO, Mike Martin of Cameron, MO and Everett Martin of Wichita, KS; a sister, Carol Ann Martin Swindler of La Vista, NE; several nieces and nephews.
Anita was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Norma Jean Martin Vanderpool.
Memorials in honor of Anita Russell may be made to the American Cancer Society and left at the funeral home or mailed to Heritage Funeral Home, 490 W. Main, Breckenridge, MO. On-line condolences may be left at www.heritage-becausewecare.com .
Friends may call on Wednesday, August 25, 2010 from Noon until 5:00 p.m. at Heritage Funeral Home, Breckenridge, MO.
A visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, August 26, 2010 at Kingston Baptist Church, Kingston, MO.
There will be a private funeral and burial.
Arrangements are under the direction of Heritage Funeral Home, Breckenridge, MO.