Mary E. Russell, 72, faithfully served Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church is your source for free news and information in Williamsburg, James City & York Counties.

mary russellMary E. Russell was called to eternal rest on Thursday, December 3, 2015, in Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center.

Her life’s journey began on January 25, 1943, the daughter of the late Rachel and Clarence Russell, Sr.

She was a longtime member of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church. She faithfully served her church as a member of the choir and the pastor’s aide. She retired from the Food Service Department of Williamsburg/James City County Public Schools after many years of service. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.

She leaves to cherish her blessed memories her uncle, William H. Tucker (Helen); her niece, Corinthia Russell; her great-nieces and great-nephews; other loving relatives and many caring friends.

A funeral service will be held noon Wednesday, December 9, 2015, in Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, 4002 Ironbound Road, with the Rev. Ronald A. Ellis officiating.

Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Family and friends will assemble at the church by 11:45 a.m. Wednesday. Ms. Russell may be viewed from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Whiting’s Funeral Home.

Please leave online condolences for the family at Whiting’s Funeral Home.

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