Dorothy L. Russell

December 3, 2017

Dorothy L. McCoy Russell, 93, of Michigantown, died December 3, 2017 at Wesley Manor.  She was born December 16, 1923 in Frankfort to Russell & Lena (Davis) McCoy.  She married Raymond G. Russell on April 13, 1941 and he preceded her in death in 2004.

Dorothy was a homemaker and was a lifelong resident of Clinton County.  She was a member of the Michigantown Christian Church and Order of Eastern Star of Hillisburg, now the Clinton Chapter O.E.S.  Dorothy was a professional seamstress, enjoyed crafts, and crocheting.  She especially loved her family, grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.

Visitation and Services

A funeral service will be held on Friday, Dec. 8, at 10:30 a.m. at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort. Sam Guilliams, minister, will officiate. Friends may visit at the funeral home on Thursday, Dec. 7, from 4-7 p.m. An Order of Eastern Star Memorial Service will be held at 7 p.m. following visitation. Burial will be in Whiteman Cemetery, Michigantown. Memorial donations may be made to the Michigantown Christian Church.

Survived by:

2 Daughters: Karen (Frankie) Pilley of Michigantown, and Phyllis (Doug) Ridenour of Michigantown, 7 Grandchildren, 17 Great Grandchildren and 5 Great Great Grandchildren.

Preceded by:

Dorothy is preceded in death by a daughter, Janice Russell Roll, 2 granddaughters, Lora Edwards and Denise Roll Turk, 3 brothers, Bill, Dale and Ronald McCoy and 4 sisters, Helen Edwards, Leona Lamm, Nettie Russell and Bonnie Alexander.


Leave your Condolences

3 Condolences for “Dorothy L. Russell”

  1. Denise Catron December 4, 2017 at 4:02 pm

    Steve and I are sorry for the loss of your mother.

  2. Phil and Gloria (Ebert) Crum December 4, 2017 at 7:04 pm

    Sincere sympathies to Dorothy’s family.

  3. Miriam December 4, 2017 at 8:17 pm

    Dorothy was one of my favorite people I ever cared for, I enjoyed talking with her about her family and mine. Glad I was able to take care of her at the manor. RIP my friend

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