Willie Mae "Tootie" Russell, 85, of Fountain Run, KY passed away Friday, March 31, 2023 at her residence. The Wixtown, TN native was a homemaker and former employee of Danny Adams Drywall and a member of Fountain Run Baptist Church. She was a daughter of the late Hershell Odell "Fish" Meadors and Edith Elizabeth Wix Meadors and wife of the late Bobby Eugene Russell.
She is survived by 1 son: Gordon Russell, Fountain Run, KY;
3 daughters: Virginia Gaw and Shelia Simmons, both of Fountain Run, KY and Darlene York, Tompkinsville, KY;
4 brothers: Billy Joe Meadors, Lafayette, TN; Bobby Wayne Meadors, Fountain Run, KY; Cordell Meadors and Jackie Meadors and wife, Samantha, all of Scottsville, KY;
4 sisters: Margie Yokley, Fountain Run, KY; Carolyn Goodrum, Scottsville, KY; Rosie Thrasher and husband, Jimmy and Elaine Banks, all of the Amos community;
4 sisters-in-law: Pauline Meadors, Mary Meadors, Virginia Russell and Joyce Martin;
A special friend: Terrell Anderson, Tompkinsville, KY;
14 grandchildren, 30 great grandchildren and 11 great great grandchildren;
Several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by 4 brothers: Forest Wayne Meadors, O. L. "Goober" Meadors, Hoover Meadors and Hershell Meadors; 1 sister: Virginia Ann Meadors; 1 great grandson: Keton Parrish; 1 great great granddaughter: Ansley Walker; 3 sons-in-law: Billy York, Mike Gaw and Michael Simmons.
Funeral service will be 1:00 p.m. Tuesday at Pleasant Field Full Gospel Church with Bro. Michael Smith officiating and burial in Highland Cemetery. Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Sunday, 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday and 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Tuesday at Pleasant Field Full Gospel Church.