Jess Russell 92 of Kansas, Oklahoma died June 29, 2010 at Tahlequah City Hospital, Tahlequah, Oklahoma. Jess was born January 17, 1918 at Oaks Oklahoma to Daniel and Lizzie Smith Russell. He worked as a Layout man for Lee C. Moore Oilfield equipment Company of Tulsa. Jess served in the U.S. Army during World War two 1940-1945; a member of the Kansas VFW post and the Oaks Lutheran Church. He married Jeneva Pauline Bowerman at Carthage, Missouri April 14, 1943.
Jess was preceded in death by his wife Jeneva and son Roger.
Survivors include his daughter Donna Louise Garner of Kansas, Oklahoma; 3 granddaughter, Donna Dalene Davis of Kansas, Oklahoma, Andre Lynn Lawson of Pryor, Oklahoma, Stacy Talkington of Oklahoma City; 4 grandsons, Mike Garner of Kansas, Oklahoma, James Garner of Oaks, Oklahoma, Brain Russell of Tahlequah, Oklahoma, and Nathan Russell of Gravette, Arkansas; 10 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren.
Funeral service will be Friday July 2, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. in the Oaks Lutheran Church with Pastor Don Marshell officiating. Visitation will be Thursday July 1, 2010 at Wasson Funeral Home of Siloam Springs, Arkansas 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. Online condolences can be made at www.wassonfuneralhome.com. Interment will be in the Russell Cemetery under the direction of Wasson Funeral Home of Siloam Springs, Arkansas.