Ouita Russell

Memorial services for Ouita N. Russell, 90, Lawrence will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, January 13, 2012 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary.  She died December 25, 2011 at Medicalodges in Eudora. 
She was born July 24, 1921 in Lamar, Arkansas the daughter of Jess and Flora Bell (Cowell) Horton.
Ouita worked as a waitress at the Turnpike Restaurant and the Virginia Inn.  She was also a secretary for Laming Ford Motor Company in Tonganoxie.  She was a homemaker. 
She was a member of First Assembly of God Church.  She enjoyed gardening and camping and enjoyed several winters in Texas.
She married Walter Earl Russell on March 15, 1966 in Miami, OK.  He preceded her in death on March 8, 1997.
Survivors include three daughters, Cleta Henak and husband, Ron of McLouth, Sandy Coulter and husband, Jake of Lawrence, Debbie Nall, Lawrence; one son, Larry A. Andrews and wife, Sue of Lawrence; one step-son,  Wayne “Andy” Andrews, Lawrence; one sister, Geneva Torneden of Irving, TX; 10 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.
The family suggests memorials in her name to Medicalodges Eudora or Grace Hospice and may be sent in care of the Warren-McElwain Mortuary.

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  1. Sheila martinez on December 29, 2011 at 11:21 am

    My wonderful sweet Aunt Ouita Iam so glad that you are at peace now!! I can see you up in heaven asking if someone is hungry or do they feel alright!1 Lol Love Sheila

  2. gaylene sue Horton Franklin on January 5, 2012 at 6:24 pm

    Im happy for you auntie ouita you with family and you are missed tell galen hi so you packed up your dancing shose head home to be with jesussave me place miss you called me honey in christ gaylene

  3. Mr. and Mrs. Murvin Pearson on January 11, 2012 at 1:14 pm

    To Ouita’s family;

    We send our love and deepest sympathy.

    Love, Murvin and Cathie Pearson

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