Mary Lou Russell

December 24, 1942 ~ October 8, 2013

Mary Lou Russell, 70, passed away Oct. 8, 2013, at her home in Powell Butte, Ore. Memorial Services will be held at a later date.

Mary Lou was born on Dec. 24, 1942 to William and Ardith Tucker in Denver, Colo. She spent her years as a housewife, a mother, and co-owner of Russell’s Heating.

Mary Lou enjoyed raising her family, gardening, reading, taking care of others, visiting with friends and family, going to bible study and working at the church. She was a proud member of the Powell Butte Community Church.

Mary Lou is survived by her husband of 55 years, Robert Russell; her children Patrick and Anne Marie Russell, Colleen and James Boggess, Shawn and Cheryl Russell, Kathleen (Simpson) and Tracy Mitchell, and James and Tina Russell; nine grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.

Mary Lou is preceded in death by her parents William and Ardith Tucker.

Memorial contribution may be made to Hospice through Whispering Pines Funeral Home 185 NE 4th Street Prineville, OR