Monday, June 6, 1960
RITES HELD TODAY FOR SULA RUSSELL
Funeral services for Mrs. Sula Russell, 98, Carterville, were held at 3:30 today at Riggin Funeral Home, Carterville.
Mrs. Russell, who was born Nov. 29, 1861, in Marion, died at 9:45 p. m. Saturday in Doctors Hospital, Carbondale. She lived at 104 Oregan St., Carterville.
Mrs. Russell was the daughter of John and Sara Appleton. Her husband, William, died in 1941. She was a member of the Crainfille [sic] Baptist Church.
She leaves daughters Mrs. Cora Larson, Mrs. Sam Vaughn, Mrs. Mary Collier, all of Carterville; sons Treat and Willie, both of Carterville; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and nine great-greatgrandchildren [sic].
Two children, Hattie and John, preceded her in death.
The Rev. Everett Beal, Crainville Baptist Church pastor, officiated. Burial was in Hillcrest Cemetery.