Sunday, August 18, 2019

Todd Russell

Todd Russell, 44, passed away on Saturday, August 17, 2019, at his residence in DeKalb, Mississippi. Funeral services will be 4 p.m. Monday, August 19, 2019, in the Nowell Massey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. David Keen officiating. Visitation will be the day of the service from 1 p.m. until service time at Nowell Massey Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Binnsville Methodist Church Cemetery in Kemper County.

Todd was born September 18, 1974. He was a graduate of Kemper County High School and was an avid NASCAR fan. Todd enjoyed working with Joey at their sawmill cutting logs into lumber and he also liked working with wood to make items.

Todd is survived by his children Cayman and Taylor Russell of Louisville; and his mother Jenelle Parker Russell of DeKalb. He is also survived by two brothers Jay Russell and wife Rhonda; and Robby Eubanks. Todd also leaves behind his aunts Suzy (Tommy) Thomas and Donna Sue (Rufus) Trigg; in addition to his uncle Frankie (Kim) Russell. Through the years, Todd had a special friend who became more like a brother to him, Joey (Julie) Johns; and he was extremely close to Joey’s parents, whom he referred to as PePaw and Grandma, Dobbin and Carolyn Johns. He was preceded in death by his father Thurlow Russell; his grandparents Edna and Lipton Oubre; and his great-grandparents Carrie and George Russell.

Serving as pallbearers are Alveen Coleman, Neal Gregory, Austin McDaniel, Bernard Mitchell, Casey Smith, and Shawn White.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials in honor of Todd to be given to Nowell Massey Funeral Home to help defray funeral expenses.

Services are under the direction of Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue, Louisville, MS. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family by signing the guest register at