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“I am so heartbroken to learn of the passing of this dear soul. Loved her. She was a Godly saint of Lyons Church ”
1 of 3 | Posted by: Libby Beckmann - Shepherdsville, KY

“My condolesences. ”
2 of 3 | Posted by: William Russell - Gaithersburg, MD

“Darris, I'm so sorry for your loss. Aunt Kathryn called a few months back. I'm glad I had the chance to talk to her. ”
3 of 3 | Posted by: Linda Ford - Holiday, FL - Family


CENTRAL CITY - Ora Kathryn Russell was reunited with her Lord and Savior on December 19, 2020.

A native of Hart County, Mrs. Russell has also lived in Louisville and resided in Central City, Kentucky for over thirty years. She was a caretaker, homemaker and devout Christian. She was of the Baptist faith, having been a member of Lyons Baptist Church in Louisville, and Mercer Missionary Baptist Church in Powderly.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, Newman, two brothers Robert and Pete Johnson, as well as her beloved son, Reggie.

She is survived by her son Darris (Valley) Russell of Central City; granddaughter Alex (Tanner) Strein of Michigan; as well as several beloved nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, December 26, 2020, at 11:00AM at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City. Visitation will begin at 9:00AM on Saturday at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery in Central City with Rev. Curtis McGehee officiating. Family and friends are asked to wear a face covering, in accordance with the governor's mandate. Capacity will be limited to comply with current state guidelines. Online condolences may be made at www.tuckerfuneralhomes.com.

For God so loved the world that he gave his only begotten son, that whosoever believeth in him shall not perish, but have ever lasting life John 3:16