Judith Ann Russell, of Weirton, a wonderful woman, wife, mother, grams and gigi passed away from complications of numerus spinal surgeries, that she endured over the last 7 years. She was 78 years old.
Judy was born in Glen Dale, WV to Willard and Imogene Randolph on August 17, 1941. She lived in Glen Dale WV until she met her husband, Kenneth. The couple married on May 5, 1960, and made their home in Weirton, WV. They lived in Woodlawn Estates until moving to Marland Heights, where Judy enjoyed walking for exercise.
Kenny worked at Weirton Steel and Judy worked outside the home as well. She was a Branch Manager for 14 years, where she oversaw daily operations for Fed One Savings and Loan. She also was the secretary for the Moose Lodge 688 for four years.
Judy enjoyed family time, taking long drives on country roads, planting flowers in her yard and loving her two rescue pups, Oreo and York. Her favorite vacations were when she and her husband had the opportunity to go on four cruises. Even though the last seven years were trying times for her, Judy always continued to be joyful and happy. Especially when she was visiting her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Judy was a member of the Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church and the Order of the Eastern Star 147.
In addition to her parents, Judy was preceded in death by her son, Kenneth M. Russell, Jr. on September 22, 2013. He was 52.
Judy will be remembered with love by her husband, Kenneth M. Russell, Sr., her son Scott Eric Russell and his fianc’, Danielle, her daughter, Lori Ann Bjorndahl, and her husband , Gary; her sister, Joyce Ann Larson and her husband, Barry; her three granddaughters, Ashley (Steve) Satterfield, Courtenay Bjorndahl and Sidney Russell; her two grandsons, Nathan (Taylor) and Jacob Russell; her great granddaughters, Audrey, Hadley, Aliyha and one on the way, Allison Grace, daughter-in-law Linda Russell Liedke any many nieces and nephews.
Following Judy’s wishes there will be no services scheduled. A celebration of life will be held at a later date.
Arrangements are under the care of Greco Hertnick Funeral Home.
Everyone knew that Judy loved gardening, we are asking that you please plant a flower in her memory this spring. Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to Valley Hospice.
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