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Dubert 'Sonny' Russell

January 20, 1944 — February 3, 2023


Finger, TN: Dubert Taylor Russell age 79, passed away February 3, 2023, at Jackson Madison County General Hospital.

He was born January 20, 1944, in Henderson, TN, the son of the late Tillman Taylor Russell and Exie Lee Robinson Farrow. He grew up in Henderson during his early youth then moved to Memphis during Junior High School. He married Liz Hawn on September 18, 1982.

He began his career in carpentry and homebuilding in Memphis then moved to Joliet, IL in 1967 and began working for himself as an independent contractor. He retired in 2001 and he and his wife Liz moved to Finger, TN.

He enjoyed using his carpentry skills to build many projects. He enjoyed his pets and was a competitive card player. He also enjoyed NASAR and was a big UT Vols football fan.

Mr. Russell is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Ann Hawn Russell of Finger; two daughters, Donna Lee Hatchett (Glenn) of Columbus, IN and Laura Kaye Bland of Camby, IN; three grandchildren, Eryn Taylor Bland, Collin Robert Hatchett and Connor Michael Bland and one great grandchild, Jaxon David Czmyr; two sisters, Claudia Mitchell (Mitch) of Rome, GA and Carolyn Mayfield of Henderson; two sister-in-laws, Judith Russell and Loretta Maness (Danny) of Finger and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Elvis Michael Russell.

Funeral services will be 2:00 PM, Tuesday, February 7th, at Shackelford Funeral Directors-Crook Avenue. Burial will follow in Chester County Memory Gardens.

The family will receive friends at Crook Avenue 12:00 Noon until 2:00 PM service time on Tuesday.

Shackelford Funeral Directors
Henderson, TN
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Service Schedule

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Tuesday, February 7, 2023

12:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Shackelford Funeral Directors

304 Crook Ave, Henderson, TN 38340

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Chester County Memory Gardens

1826 Tennessee 5

, Henderson, TN 38340

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