Annie Marie Russell, the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Alford. She was born in Nashville, Tennessee on August 15, 1929. She went to heavenly rest on January 17, 2022.
Annie accepted Christ at an early age at Greater Hebrew Baptist Church under the late Rev. M. M. Gordon, Pastor. In her later years, she continued her Christian commitment at Bass Street Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership of the late Rev. William King. She faithfully attended Bass Street under the Pastorate of Pastor Daryl A. Thompson until her health prevented her attendance.
She was a graduate of Pearl High School. After graduation she attended and graduated from Nashville Cosmetology School.
She was employed at the old St. Thomas Hospital in the early sixties. She was later employed with the State of Tennessee for over 15 years and later retired.
She was married to William Thomas Russell, Sr. (now deceased). To this union seven (7) children were born. Her memory will forever be cherished by her children, Willie Jean “Bonnie” Russell, Theresa Ann Webster, William Thomas Russell, Jr. Anthony (Judie) Eugene Russell, Deborah D. Carter, James (Jacqueline) Timothy Russell, Corey Lamont Russell; grandchildren; Daphne Marie (Charles) Russell, Katie Patrice Jones, LeAmber Nicole Hill, Chelsea Marie Jones; 8 great grandchildren; Kayne Whitmon, Isaiah Russell, Mariah Russell, Dallas Kizer, Mayliah Jones, Ava Jones, Sean Hill, Jr., Hailey Johnson and a host of nieces and nephews; devoted nieces Ruthie and Cheryl Russell; devoted nephews Christopher Russell and Ralph Taylor.