Grace LaFaye Apperson Russell, age 87, of Caryville went home to be with the Lord on Saturday January 23, 2021. She was a member of Caryville 1st Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years Sam F. Russell, parents Arliss and Carrie Apperson.

Survived by her daughters – Sharon Carson and husband Gary, Linda Russell, Vickie Russell Wheeler and husband Jerry.

Grandchildren- Kellie Rainey, Kerry Carson and Krey Carson

Great-Grandchildren- Emma Claire Rainey and Alanyna Reese Carson

Family and friends will meet at 10 AM Monday at Cross-Smith Funeral Home and proceed to Campbell Memorial Gardens for 11 AM Graveside Service and Interment Rev. Gary Parker Officiating. In Lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Campbell County Cancer Association P.O Box 122 Jacksboro, Tennessee 37757.

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Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home