Mattie Lorene Russell, age 74 of Spencer, Tennessee passed from this life on Monday, September 9, 2019, at NHC Healthcare of Sparta.
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Mattie was born Sunday, July 22, 1945 in Spencer, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late Joe Shockley and the late Demie Martin Shockley.
Mattie is survived by her:
son - Tim Russell and wife Teresa
daughter - Kathy Ferguson and husband David
4 grandchildren - Matthew and Sandra Russell
Kevin and Kendra Russell
Jeffrey and Hilary Ferguson
9 great grandchildren - Morgan, Aiden, Madelyn, Annabelle, Mary Beth, Layden, Fallon, Haisley, and Glavine
sister - Nellie Bickford
Many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends also survive.
In addition to her parents, Mattie was preceded in death by her husband Albert Russell, 5 brothers James, Ray, Thomas, Johnny, and Floyd Shockley, 3 sisters Emma Lou Mealer, Mamie Ruth "Boots" Rice, Janice Swindell.
A Funeral service will be at 1:00 PM on Thursday, September 12th at Spencer Funeral Home with Raymond McDonald officiating. Interment will be in Spencer Town Cemetery, Spencer, TN.
The family will receive friends from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM on Wednesday, September 11, 2019, and again Thursday from 8 AM to 1 PM at Spencer Funeral Home, 16000 Hwy 111 N., Spencer, Tennessee.
Online condolences may be made to the family at spencerfuneralhome.net