MISSION – Martha Y. Woods Russell of Mission and formerly of Cheshire, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, May 24, 2014, at McAllen Heart Hospital.
Mrs. Russell was born in Bardstown, Ky. on Nov. 13, 1931, to Rev. Shirley and Catherine (McClain) Woods. She was a past member of Cheshire Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband of 62 years, Richard Russell; daughter, CeCe Boecker of Alamo; sister, Lillian Sorrels of Shelbyville, Ky.; two grandsons and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Harold Woods.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 31, at 10 a.m. at Kreidler Funeral Home in McAllen. Her nephew, Mark Sorrels, will conduct the service. Inurnment will be at a later date at Gravel Hill Cemetery in Cheshire, Ohio.
Memorial donations may be made to the Shrine Children’s Hospital Transportation at Al Amin Shrine Center in Corpus Christi.