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Norma L. Russell

Norma L. Russell, 95, of Canton passed away peacefully at 6:52 am Saturday, February 22 at Renaissance Care Center in Canton. She was born on October 5, 1924 in Pleasant Township to William R. and Addie F. (Smith) Graham. Norma married Maurice A. Russell on April 18, 1943 in Kahoka, MO. He preceded her in death on July 28, 2017. Also preceding her in death were her parents, five brothers; Lawrence, William, Robert, Phillip, and Marshall. Surviving is her sister Wilma Widger, two sister-in-laws; Pat Graham and Natalie Cox and several generations of nieces and nephews. She was a member of the Community of Christ Church. She enjoyed her family, friends, traveling, and being outside. While they had no children of their own, they had very meaningful relationships with many of their nieces, nephews, and special friends. Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, February 27 at Oaks-Hines Funeral Home and Crematory in Canton where visitation will be one hour prior to services. Private burial will follow in Summum Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Humane Society of Fulton County. To view Norma’s DVD or to leave online condolences, please visit

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