Funeral services for Edna M. Russell, 86, of Pine Bluff, died Monday at Jefferson Regional Medical Center will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, Pleasant View Ministries Rev. Willie Shaw, Pastor.

Funeral services for Edna M. Russell, 86, of Pine Bluff, died Monday at Jefferson Regional Medical Center will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, Pleasant View Ministries Rev. Willie Shaw, Pastor.

She was born April 30, 1925 in Sherrill, Ark., daughter of the late McElree and Ardella P. Mays.

She was a member of Pleasant View Ministries. She had worked as a custodian in the Pine Bluff School District, and a child care provider at Wright’s Child Care Center in Pine Bluff.

She was the widow of Earnest Russell, she was preceded in death by daughter Carolyn S. Russell.

Survivors: two daughters, Edna F. (Carl Lusk of Altheimer), Doris A. (Robert) Perry of Pine Bluff, four sons, Earnest Jr. (Perry) Russell of Memphis, Tenn., Dale J. (Bernice) Russell of Pine Bluff, James E. (Marilyn) Russell of Memphis, Tenn., McElree Russell of Waco, Texas, one sister, Armenthia Lewis of Hot Springs, Ark., sister in law, Helen Mays of Waco, Texas, brother in law, John H. Russell; 21 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren, one great great grandchild, nieces, nephews. Visitations may be made 6-7 p.m. Friday at the Funeral Home.

Burial will be in St. Andrews Cemetery in Altheimer by Perry Funeral Home