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Nellie Tousineau Russell

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Funeral services for Nellie Tousineau Russell, 82, of Bernice were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, October 22, 2019, at First Baptist Church of Bernice with Bro. Michael McIntosh officiating. Interment followed in the Bernice City Cemetery under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home in Farmerville.

Mrs. Russell went to her heavenly home on Oct. 19, 2019. Mrs. Russell worked at the Bernice Garment Factory, then moved to Tri-Ward Hospital where she retired as a receptionist for the clinic and lab. Nellie was an exceptional seamstress and she took great joy and pride in her work.

“Memaw” enjoyed cooking and was well known for her teacakes, coconut cakes, homemade rolls and dressing. She also volunteered as a Pink Lady. Mrs. Russell loved her church and was an active member throughout her years there.

Mrs. Russell was preceded in death by her parents, James Gipson & Cora Howard Tousineau; brother, Gene Tousineau; and sister, June Eubanks.

Left to cherish her memory are her loving husband of 64 years, W.C. Russell of Bernice, LA; two daughters, Janice Russell Golden (J.R.) of Hot Springs, AR, and Janette Russell Colvin (Mike) of Bernice, LA; son, Bill Russell of Bernice, LA.; sister, Yvonne Lee of Rocky Branch, LA; three grandchildren, Laura Colvin Caraway (Harper), Russell Colvin (Sarah) and Spencer Golden; three great-grandchildren, Nellie Colvin, Grayson Caraway and John Harper Caraway; and a hostof otherfamilyand friends.

Visitation was held from 5 -7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21, 2019. at First Baptist Church of Bernice.

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