VeteranRussell McMullen

Russell W. McMullen, 78, of Astoria, died at 3:20 p.m. Monday, Nov. 23, 1998, at his home.

He was born Sept. 7, 1920, in Woodland Township, a son of Roy C. and Josephine Gilson McMullen. He married Verla May Smith on April 16, 1949, in Astoria. She survives.

Also surviving are three sisters, Bernita Perez of Industry, Helen Wise of Astoria and Joan Butler of Fenton, Mo.

He was preceded in death by one brother and one sister.

A World War II Navy veteran, he was a member of Havana VFW Post 6408, Ipava American Legion Post 17 and Astoria American Legion Post 25. He was a turbine operator for Illinois Power Co. in Havana for 33 years.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria with Collis Trone officiating. Visitation will be from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Astoria Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Astoria Township Cemetery Association.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 11/25/1998


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