Shirley Paige Russell - Southaven, Miss.

Thursday, April 15, 2004

Shirley Paige Russell, 67, of Southaven, Miss., died Monday, March 29, 2004, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Dosoto, Miss.

A model, entertainer and homecare nurse, she had appeared on "The Early Bird Show with Bill Killebrew." She was a member of Colonial Hills Baptist Church.

Survivors include two daughters, Tammy Camp of Southaven and Tina Williams of Holly Springs, Miss.; two sons, Dugan Calvin Russell III and Donnie Lee Russell Jr., both of Southaven; her mother, Ruby Atkinson of Leachville; two sisters, Judy Howard of Paragould and Doris Atkinson of Leachville; six brothers, Gene Atkinson of Gautier, Miss., Chuck Atkinson of Leachville, Tommy Atkinson of Lake City, Jim Atkinson of Paris, Texas, and Jerry Atkinson and Eddie Atkinson, both of Biloxi, Miss.; 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

A memorial serve was held at 11 a.m. April 3 at Minor Memorial Methodist Church in Walls, Miss. Twin Oaks Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.