Betty J. Russell

Betty J. Russell, 77, of Carey, died Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at her daughter’s home in Carey.

She was born Feb. 21, 1941, in Porterdale, Georgia, to Lonnie and Mary (Wilson) Sockwell. She married Dorsel Russell April 15, 1977, and he survives in Carey.

Also surviving are a daughter, Roberta “Robin” (Steven Sr.) Yonts of Carey; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; a sister, Genette (Larry) Wilcox of Montgomery, Alabama; and a brother-in-law, Jerry McNutt of Walbridge.

Preceding her in death were two sons, Tony L. Hoop and Lonnie F. Russell; three grandsons; and two sisters, Barbara McNutt and Maryann Sharp.

Visitation will be 2-6 p.m. Sunday, March 11, 2018, at Stombaugh-Batton Funeral Home, Carey.

Services will begin at 1 p.m. Monday, March 12, at the funeral home, with the Rev. Larry Nunley officiating. Interment will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery, Bloomville.

Memorial contributions may be made to Harvest Time Chapel in care of Stombaugh-Batton Funeral Home, 225 W. Findlay St., Carey, OH. 43316.