Barbara Phyllis Russell, 79, of Agape Assisted Living, passed away Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at Laurens County Memorial Hospital.
Born in Laurens, she was the daughter of the late George Franklin and Gladys Townsend Russell.
A member of Central United Methodist Church, she was a Nurse with Laurens County Hospital, where she retired after 35 years of faithful service and had a room in the ER Department dedicated to her. She enjoyed reading, bowling, and was an avid baseball fan.
She is survived by: her brothers, G. Frank Russell and wife Mamsie of Greenwood and Keith Russell and wife Meg of Laurens; numerous nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be held at 3:00 pm, Saturday, May 17, 2014, in Forest Lawn Cemetery, conducted by Rev. Ronnie Blackwell and Rev. Charlie Short.
The family will be at their respective homes and will receive friends immediately following the graveside service.
Memorials may be made to Northside Baptist Church, 818 Northside Church Rd., Laurens, SC 29360.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.thekennedymortuary.com