Glenn Russell

Glenn H. Russell, 86, of Adair, died at 10:45 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 21, 1999, at McDonough District Hospital in Macomb.

He was born May 12, 1913, in McDonough County, a son of George and Mary Renner Russell. He married Eileen Young on Aug. 18, 1934, in Industry. She survives.

Also surviving are one son, Richard (and Jane) of Adair; six grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

One son, Rodney, one great-grandson, one brother and one sister preceded him in death.

A member of the National Trotters Association, he farmed in the Adair area all his life.

He was a 50-year member of Industry Masonic Lodge 327 and the Quincy Consistory. He also was a member of Mohammed Temple, Shrine, in Peoria.

He was a former board member of McDonough County Soil and Water Conservation District, Federal Land Bank, McDonough County FHA and the Agriculture Stabilization and Conservation Board.

Services were held today at Clugston-Tibbitts Funeral Home in Macomb with Marshall Litchfield officiating. Burial was in Vance Cemetery near Industry.

Memorials may be made to Vance Cemetery or to Wesley Village Healthcare Center.

From the Peoria Journal Star.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 11/24/1999

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