Henrietta Russell, 94, led a full and blessed life

Henrietta Russell
Henrietta Russell

Henrietta Russell, 94, passed away peacefully Friday, July 6, 2018, at the Hoy Center, Westminster Canterbury on Chesapeake Bay after a full and blessed life. She was the last surviving child of William and Mary Davis and the wife of the late James Allen Russell.

Henrietta was the beloved mother of four children. Her daughter, Mary Russell Hill, passed away in 2006. She leaves three surviving children, Carol Russell, and her partner, Ellen Williams, of Pawleys Island, South Carolina, James D. Russell, and his wife, Jean, of Virginia Beach and Katherine Russell Prosser, and her husband, Tom, of Harrisburg. She was grandmother to James Russell II, and his wife, Leslie, David Russell, and his wife, Heidi, Paige Russell Craft, and her husband, James, and Michelle Russell Ayoub, and her husband, Ron. She was great-grandmother to Christina Karamani, Amanda Karamani, Alden Russell, Devon Russell and Benjamin Russell.

During her last years, she was given compassionate care by WCCB doctors, registered nurses, certified nurses assistants, hospice professionals and her three private duty companions Mary, Mei and Ivy Garcia.

A memorial service and reception will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, July 10, at the Holy Trinity Chapel at Westminster Canterbury on Chesapeake Bay.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations may be sent to the Westminster Canterbury on Chesapeake Bay Foundation, 3100 Shore Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23451.

Share online condolences with the family at hdoliver.com.

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