Dorothy Marie ì Dottieî Russell, 63, of Hendersonville went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at Pardee Hospital following a brief battle with cancer. A native and lifelong resident of Henderson County, she was a daughter of the late Bill and Mary Alice Russell. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Billy Russell. She was a member and custodian at French Broad Baptist Church for over thirty years.
Survivors include a sister, Anne Russell of Shelby; two brothers, Tony Russell and his wife Becky of Mills River, Danny Russell of Hendersonville; three nephews; one niece; six great nieces and nephews; and special friend, Margie Speth of Hendersonville.
A memorial service will be at 3:00 pm Sunday, March 25, 2012 at French Broad Baptist Church. Pastor Kemuel Pruitt will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to French Broad Baptist Church, 182 Grandview Lane, Hendersonville, NC 28791, or Hendersonville Health & Rehabilitation, 104 College Drive, Flat Rock, NC 28731.