Velma Russell Obituary

Velma  Russell
Velma Russell
Velma Russell

February 4, 1910 - August 25, 2009
Resided in Indianola, IA
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Velma Russell, 99, passed away, Tuesday, August 25, 2009 at Iowa Lutheran Hospital in Des Moines. Velma was born on February 4, 1910, the daughter of Laura and J.P. McKee in Sewal, Iowa. Velma grew up in Wayne County and lived in Corydon most of her life.
In 1956, she was united in marriage to Orlie Russell. She worked in furniture sales at the Gambles Store in Corydon for many years. Velma loved her family especially her grandchildren.

She is survived and lovingly remembered by her children, Gene Cornwell, Gerald (Barbara) Cornwell, Jack (Dottie) Cornwell, Bob (Sally) Cornwell and Marlene Miller; daughter-in-law, Barbara Cornwell; 21 grandchildren; 34 great grandchildren and nine great great grandchildren. Velma was preceded in death by her husband, Orlie; son, Harold "Rube" Cornwell; nine brothers and sisters; a grandson, Bruce Cornwell and a great grandson, Bobby Abrams.

Cremation rites have been accorded and private burial will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be directed to Westview of Indianola.

ARRANGEMENTS BY ILES FUNERAL HOMES ~ WESTOVER CHAPEL.

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