Mr. Willie Frank Russ Obituary

Published: Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 09:59 AM.

A Time To Be Born: November 29, 1936 in Crestview, FL Fred and Elouise Russ, parents

A Time To Learn: Homerville High School, Clinch Co. Ga.

A Time To Work: Moved to Port St. Joe and worked for the City of Port St. Joe in 1965, and St. Joe Paper Co. 1969-1998.

A Time To Marry: Joined through marriage to Beanie Byrd In 1971, and was blessed with two sons David and Benjamin.

A Time to Cherish: Frank leaves to cherish his memories his wife, Beanie B. Russ; three sons: Barak, David, and Benjamin; one daughter LaSheryl Bailey of Panama City, FL; two sisters: Petrolia Lewis of Fargo, Ga and Erma Hughes (Milton) of Jacksonville, FL; brothers-in-law: John Byrd (Carolyn), David Byrd (Doris) of Hartford, Connecticut, Ben Morning (Doris); sisters-in-law: Sherry Webb and Judy Byrd Wilson all of Panama City, FL; 12 grandchildren; four great grandchildren, and a host of cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.

A celebration of his life was held at Philadelphia Primitive Baptist Church at 2 p.m. ET on Saturday, February 8, 2014 with interment following in Forest Hill Cemetery.

Services were under the direction of Comforter Funeral Home.

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