Cover photo for Bettye Russell's Obituary
Bettye Russell Profile Photo
1948 Bettye 2023

Bettye Russell

September 17, 1948 — March 16, 2023

Bettye Jean Russell, 74, of Madisonville, KY passed away at Baptist Health Deaconess Hospital on March 16, 2023. She was born to Walter and Dorothy Franklin Russell in Earlington, Kentucky. Bettye graduated from J.W. Million School in Earlington. As a young woman, she accepted a position as a nanny for a doctor who transferred to Texas. Bettye moved with the family and after the child became older, stayed in Texas for many years working in the hospital.

Bettye loved to dance when she was younger but in her later years, she enjoyed reading in her leisure. She was a faithful member of Disciples of Christ, regularly attending services until her sickness.

She was preceded in death by her father: Walter Russell; mother: Dorothy Russell; brothers; James (Joe) Russell, Walter (Happy Jack) Russell, Bobby Russell (To-To), and Calvin Russell; and sister: Hilda Matchem.

She leaves to cherish her memory, sisters: Lillie (James) Washington, Gwendolyn Johnson, Joyce Russell of Madisonville; and a host of nieces and nephews.
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Bettye Russell, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Saturday, March 25, 2023

11:00am - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Disciples of Christ Christian Worship Center

552 East Center Street, Madisonville, KY 42431

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Service

Saturday, March 25, 2023

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Disciples of Christ Christian Worship Center

552 East Center Street, Madisonville, KY 42431

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Guestbook

Photo Gallery

Visits: 8

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree