Euda Russom

Friday, June 4, 2004

SIKESTON, Mo. -- Euda M. Russom, 89, of Sikeston died Thursday, June 3, 2004, at Miner Nursing Center.

She was born Sept. 6, 1914, in Henderson, Tenn., daughter of William A. and Flora Chumney Kennedy. She and Henry L. Russom were married April 29, 1934, in Milledgeville, Tenn. He died Dec. 11, 1987.

Russom was a member of Murray Lane Baptist Church. She was formerly of Kewanee, Mo.

Survivors include a son, Willard Russom of Cape Girardeau; four daughters, Mary Merritt, Peggy Pearson and Jane Smith, all of Sikeston, Virginia Smith of Leachville, Ark.; 21 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, a brother, three sisters, a grandson, three great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild.

Friends may call at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel from 5 to 8 p.m. today.

The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the chapel, with the Rev. Kelley Grubbs officiating. Burial will be in Garden of Memories Cemetery.