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Jimmy Wayne Russell

October 30, 1937 — December 18, 2021

Mr. Jimmy W. Russell, age 84, formerly of Cedartown, passed away on December 18, 2021 in Savannah,
Georgia.

Mr. Russell was born October 30, 1937 in Akron Ohio, the son of the late William Acton Russell and the
late Winnie Clyde Merrill Russell. Mr. Russell was an Eagle Scout, a 1956 Cedartown High School
graduate, and a 1960 Auburn University graduate. After graduating from Auburn, Mr. Russell served his
country as an officer in the U.S. Navy.

Mr. Russell spent his working career as a manufacturer sales representative and resided most of his life
in Cedartown. He was a faithful member of the Cedartown First United Methodist Church and past
member of the Cedartown Exchange Club; 50 Club; and Cherokee Golf & Country Club. He was also an
avid Auburn football fan.

Survivors include his sister, Barbara Russell Teberg of Crystal Lake IL; son and daughter-in-law, Mark
Russell (Emily) of Atlanta GA; grandsons Sam Russell, Cavan Russell & Louis Russell; son and daughter-inlaw, Craig Russell (Tiffani) of Richmond Hill GA; grandsons Cooper Russell (Caroline); Caleb Russell; Lance
Corporal Turner Russell USMC; two nephews and one niece also survive.

A memorial service for Mr. Jimmy W. Russell will be held Sunday January 2nd at 2:00 at Smith & Miller
Funeral Home, Cedartown, GA.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Cedartown First United Methodist Church, 201 Wissahickon
Ave., Cedartown, GA 30125.

Smith & Miller Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Mr. Jimmy Wayne Russell.

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