Thelma Russell, 84, died March 10, 1993 at the home of her son in Kamas, Utah, following a long illness.

Born May 5, 1908 in Oakley, Utah to William Peirson and Leah Smithies Richards. Married Orland Russell April 30, 1924 in the Salt Lake Temple. He died June 2, 1986.Member LDS Church, active in Primary and Relief Society. Was 100% Visiting Teacher for many years. She was an excellent cook and was a friend to everyone, young and old. Especially loved her family, friends and neighbors.

Survived by son and daughters, Ronald W. Russell, Barbara Louise Vanhook, Kamas; Anita Renee Mehaffery, Imley, Nevada; 11 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services Saturday, 12 noon, at the Kamas 2nd Ward, where friends may call Friday 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. and Saturday one hour prior to services. Burial: Francis Cemetery. Funeral Directors: Olpin Mortuary.

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