Services for Mrs. Katie Mae Russell were held on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, at 1 p.m. from the Sunny Hill M.B. Church.

Burial was followed in the church cemetery. Beck Funeral Home of Philadelphia was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Russell, 79, died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013, at Bedford Nursing Home in Newton.

Survivors include husband, Henry Russell; six children, Mary Helen Slaughter of Forest, Fewil "Felix" Slaughter of Carthage, Curtis Russell and Faye Russell of Union, Stanley Russell of Jackson and Katie Lee Tillman of McDonough, Ga.; 10 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; eight sisters; and four brothers.

Pallbearers were family and friends