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Rebecca Russell

February 3, 1930 — April 9, 2022

Rebecca (Becky) Howard Russell, 92, was born on February 3, 1930, in Cameron Texas. She lived a long and blessed life and died at the age of 92 on April 9, 2022. We take comfort in knowing that Rebecca is at peace and in the presence of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Rebecca was reunited with her parents, Ernest and Isabel Howard, and brother, Bill Howard along with many other family and close friends in Heaven.

Rebecca’s legacy of life will continue to live on through her sister Florence (Howard) Houck; son, Michael S. Russell and daughter-in-law, Peggy of Carrollton, TX; daughter, Cheryl Russell of Corpus Christi, TX; daughter, Pam (Russell) Brewis of Frisco, TX and daughter, Marsha Russell of Plano, TX; grandchildren, Cynthia Jones and husband, Johnny of Mart, TX; Kris Knoll and husband, Sam of Castroville, TX; Jonathan (Johnny) Russell and wife, Donna of Frisco, TX; Jessica (Russell) Largent and husband, Cory of Corinth, TX. Rebecca leaves behind 13 great grandchildren and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and lifelong friends.

How does one describe someone who has lived a legacy of faith, of love and of integrity as Rebecca Russell? After graduating from Waco High School in 1948, Rebecca used her skills of building relationships with customers and co-workers and her organization skills to be known as a trusted receptionist and accounting analyst. She worshipped and served her Lord, Jesus Christ at First Baptist Church of Waco for over 50 years. She taught bible study classes and participated in various service opportunities, including Meals on Wheels, and provided leadership in a ministry called “MAGIC – Mature Adults Growing in Christ” Club. She developed long term relationships with friends from FBC Waco and others she met at work and in life. Rebecca loved to travel, was an avid reader, and cherished time with her family. She loved and was loved by all. She will be remembered and missed.

Memorial service to be held at Waco Memorial Chapel, 6623 S IH 35, Waco, TX 76706 on Saturday, May 14 at 11:00 a.m. A brief grave side service will follow immediately after the service.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Memorial Service

Saturday, May 14, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Waco Memorial Park Mausoleum Chapel

600 S. Oklahoma Ave, Weslaco, TX 78596

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