Pamela's Story

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Pamela "Pam" Sue Russell was born on Aug. 24, 1961, in Claremore, to Mary Evelyn (Downing) and Joe Russell Sr. She departed this life on Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016, in Tulsa, at the age of 54.

Growing up, Pam attended school where she was a graduate of Gentry High School, class of 1979. She had made Tulsa her home for the past 35 years. Pam had attended the Elm Prairie Baptist Church in Leach throughout the years. She was a housekeeper and was a hard worker.

Pam enjoyed going to garage sales, especially with her dad. She loved spending time with her family, but especially enjoyed the time she spent taking care of her grandchildren. She will be missed by all that knew and loved her.

Pam is survived by: 4 children: Bradley Cochran of Bixby, Wendy Cochran of Tulsa, Oklahoma, Joshua Russell of Bixby, and Janice French) Dobson and husband Dominique of Tacoma, Washington; her father: Joe Russell of Bixby; her mother: Mary Russell of Tulsa; 6 grandchildren: Derrick Wells, Jr., Whitney Wells, Jazzmine Wells, Kewon Wells, Dominique Dobson, Kylee Wells; 1 brother: Joe "Mike" Russell and wife Tammy of Bixby; 2 sisters: Julie Russell of Tulsa, and Tonya Russell of Tulsa; Numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, other relatives and a host of friends.

Pam was preceded in death by: 1 daughter: Janet Russell; 2 sisters: Jeanell Miller and Cindy Russell; 1 brother: Porter Russell; 2 nieces: Andi Russell and Courtney; and her step-father: Toney Russell.

Funeral services will be held 10A.M., Tuesday, Aug. 9, at Elm Prairie Baptist Church in Leach, Okla. Rev. Joe Christie will officiate. Interment will follow at the Elm Cemetery in Leach, Oklahoma. Services have been entrusted to the Locust Grove Funeral Home. You may leave thoughts, memories, or condolences at www.locustgrovefuneralhome.com
Published on August 9, 2016
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