Mr. Thadus Russ age 85, of Campbellton, Florida went home to be with the Lord on Friday, May 31 at his son’s residence in Panama City, Florida.
He was a native of Jackson County and a member of Saint Mary Missionary Baptist Church in Jacob City. Mr. Russ spent most of his life in Port Saint Joe, Florida and was Baptist by faith.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. ET Saturday, June 8 at the Saint Mary Missionary Baptist Church in Jacob City with the Reverend Obadiah White officiating.
Interment will follow in the Church Cemetery under the directions of Christian Memorial Chapel of Graceville.
The remains will lie in state at the Zion Hope Missionary Baptist Church, 163 Avenue D, Port Saint Joe, Florida from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. ET on Friday, June 7 and at the Saint Mary Missionary Baptist Church in Jacob City, FL, one hour prior to the services on Saturday, June 8, 2013.
Mr. Russ leaves to cherish his memories, his wife, Leola Bell Russ of Campbellton, Fl; two sons: Frederick B. Russ and wife Tracey of Panama City, Fl. and Martin L. Russ and wife Rosetta of Virginia Beach, VA; five daughters: Stephanie R. Turner and husband Eugene of Panama City, FL; D. Michelle Aiken and husband Brian, Denna E. Day and husband Marion, Danna S. Pittman and husband Michael and Holly M. Russ all of Tampa, FL; two sisters: Edith Clark and Annie Larry both of Port Saint Joe, Fl; one brother, Curtis Russ of Jacksonville, Florida; grandchildren and great grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
Christian Memorial Chapel
5441 Cooper Street
Post Office Box 504
Graceville, Florida 32440