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Melbra Dorn Russell

Melbra “Meg” Celesta Dorn Russell

 

Laurens

 

Melbra “Meg” Celesta Dorn Russell, age 80, of 414 Frontier Drive and wife of 59 years to Keith Lamar Russell passed away on Saturday, April 11, 2020, at Laurens County Memorial Hospital.

 

Born in Honea Path, she was a daughter of the late Herbert Lee and Naomi Mullinnix Dorn. A homemaker, she was of the Pentecostal Holiness faith. Mrs. Russell enjoyed being outside enjoying the sun, flowers and her garden.

 

She is survived by: children, Jackie Riegel of Laurens, Shea Taylor of Laurens, Marty Russell (Amy) of Iva; sisters, Marilyn Smart and Dorothy Roberts both of Laurens; grandchildren, Chase Taylor, Jordan Riegel (Cady), Tyler James, Taeler James (Michael), Peytan Smith (Zack), Maddux Riegel, Brody Russell, Blakely Russell, and Branyon Russell; great grandchildren, Taton, Damaris, Denver, and Ayla.

 

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her brothers, Sammy Dorn, Tommy Dorn, and Mickey Dorn.

 

A private graveside service will be held on Friday, April 17, 2020, at Forest Lawn Cemetery conducted by Rev. Ronnie Blackwell.

 

Memorials may be made to Northside Baptist Church, 818 Northside Church Road, Laurens, SC 29360 or to Laurens Pentecostal Holiness Church, 26, Wallace St. Laurens, SC 29360.

 

Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.thekennedymortuary.com.

 


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Guestbook

Dear Keith and family,
My warmest thoughts and prayers are with you. You and Meg are so special and are like a part of my family. Thanks for your many years of friendship. Meg will be missed. Thinking of you today and always .

June B Walker Apr 18 2020 12:00 AM

Keith, So sorry to hear of Meg's passing. Thoughts and prayers are with you.

joek0807@outlook.com Apr 16 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Melbra Russell

Ann Aultman-Simmons Apr 16 2020 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear this news. My prayers are with the the family. Dot, I especially wish you strength and peace.

Carl Ball Apr 16 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Melbra Russell

Sandra Laws Apr 14 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Melbra Russell

Frances Summers Traver Apr 14 2020 12:00 AM

Heartfelt thoughts,Love and Sympathy to the family.You are in our thoughts & prayers.
Love to all,
Tyrone & Patsy Dorn Family

abercrombie52643@gmail.com Apr 14 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Melbra Russell

abercrombie52643@gmail.com Apr 14 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Melbra Russell

Brenda Franklin Apr 13 2020 12:00 AM

Keith and the Russell family, I am so sorry to hear about Meg. Please know that I am sending up prayers for the whole family and praying that God will surround you with peace and comfort at this time. Vicki Moates Smith

Vicki Moates Smith Apr 12 2020 12:00 AM

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