James “Jamie” Edward Russell, 83, passed away on Thursday, January 21, 2021, at
NMMC- Gilmore in Amory. He was born on October 11, 1937, in Hardeman
County, TN to the late Homer R. Russell and Myrtle M. Cox. Jamie graduated from
Aberdeen High School in 1955 and began a career with Teknor Apex Co. that
would span over 43 years. He was a member of the Aberdeen Country Club and
the Brownsville, TN Country Club.
He is survived by his daughter, Laura Russell Adams, Amory, and his son, Mark
Russell (Kelly) of Denham Springs, LA; grandchildren, Chase Russell, Seth Russell,
Lorna Russell, Miriam Russell, Oren Russell, Davis Adams, and Avery Claire Adams;
great grand, Aubrey Russell.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a son, Robert Morgan
Russell; siblings, Max, Paul, RC, and Roy Russell, Lucy Russell, Gladys Pfaff, Monice
Mallory, Helen Moore, and Mary Cole.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at a later date.
Donations in lieu of flowers may be given to the Amory High School Baseball
Booster Club or to the Live Oak Wrestling Booster Club in Denham Springs, LA.
Condolences may be shared online at tisdalelannmemorialfuneralhome.com.