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Leo Russell

April 29, 1929 April 7, 2015
Leo Russell
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Mr. Leo Alan Russell, 85, of Biloxi, Mississippi, passed away on Tuesday, April 7th, 2015, at Biloxi Regional Hospital. He was born in Ocean Springs, Mississippi, on April 29, 1929 to Ira Russell and Tillie Mae Stewart. Leo attended and graduated for Ocean Springs Colored High School. He was honorable discharged from the United States Army in 1956. He was a retiree from the A&P Food Store, and the United States Postal Office. He also worked as a chauffeur for Richmond-August funeral home and for Marshall funeral home. He was baptized on November 11th 1941, at Macedonia Baptist Church. He was currently a member of the St. Paul United Methodist Church, where he served on the usher board and worked with the youth center. Leo was also a member of the 576 Vernon Gilbert Lodge Order of Elks. Leo was preceded in death by his parents Ira and Tillie Mae, his wife Lillie Mae, and his sister Dorethea Shelton, and his son Sammy Lee Thurman. Leo is survived by his sons, Allen Russell (Shirley), Leo McCelland (Chelsea) his special sister (Marie), several brothers and sisters, his honorary son Jerome Jackson, as well as his grandchildren and a host of relatives and friends. He will also be remembered by his special friend Mamie Donald Funeral services for Mr. Leo Russell will be held at St. Paul United Methodist Church on Tuesday, April 14, 2015. Richmond-August Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Mr. Leo A. Russell.

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Visitation

Tuesday

14

Apr

11:00 AM 4/14/2015 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 4/14/2015 12:00:00 PM
St. Paul United Methodist Church

696 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Biloxi, MS 39530

St. Paul United Methodist Church
696 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd Biloxi 39530 MS
United States

Funeral Ceremony

Tuesday

14

Apr

12:00 PM 4/14/2015 12:00:00 PM - 1:00 PM 4/14/2015 1:00:00 PM
St. Paul United Methodist Church

696 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Biloxi, MS 39530

St. Paul United Methodist Church
696 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd Biloxi 39530 MS
United States

Committal

Tuesday

14

Apr

1:30 PM 4/14/2015 1:30:00 PM - 1:45 PM 4/14/2015 1:45:00 PM
Biloxi National VA

400 Veterans Ave
Biloxi, MS 39531

Biloxi National VA
400 Veterans Ave Biloxi 39531 MS
United States
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