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Abbie Mae Russell

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Abbie Mae Russell, 92, a lifelong resident of Benton, passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 27, 2021, at a Chattanooga healthcare facility.
Born on March 1, 1929, she was the daughter of the late Abe Russell and Dovie Stewart Nichols in Benton. A beloved mother, daughter, sister and most importantly friend to many who loved watching wrestling, she loved life to the fullest and cherished every moment spent with family.
In addition to her parents, Abbie was preceded in death by her son, Fleaston Russell; and siblings: Junebug Russell, Jr., Johnny Nichols, Richard Nichols and Ethelene Nichols.

Left to cherish memories include her beloved children: Jake Russell and John Henry (Debra) Russell; daughter-in-law, Sue Russell; grandchildren: Mike (Maria) Pike, Ray Russell and Sonny Russell; many great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and a host of friends.

A Celebration of Life service will be conducted at noon on Wednesday, June 2, 2021, in the chapel of Higgins Funeral Home of Benton, with Pastor Jerry Herron officiating.
Interment will follow at Old Ocoee Cemetery with Rick Bridges, Bo Blackwell, Ethan Boyd, Nicholas Boyd and Matthew Hall serving as pallbearers.

Her family will receive friends from 11 to noon Wednesday at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at www.HigginsFuneral.com.

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