NORWALK, Conn. – Jerilene Russell of Norwalk died Jan. 10 at Bridgeport Hospital. She was 69.
Russell was born Nov. 26, 1943, in Anniston, Ala., to Herbert and Hettie Lou Jones. She attended Montgomery High School and worked as a nurse’s assistant for more than 40 years for the former Mediplax Nursing Home in Westport.
She is survived by eight children, Belveley Russell, John Russell, Zina Russell, Lisa Russell-White, Ingram Russell, Edwin Russell, Khalilah Russell and Jeanette Russell; several grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a nephew Michael Motley; and a niece, Jennifer Edwards.
Funeral services will be held Thursday at Canaan Institutional Baptist Church in Norwalk. Visitation will be held from 3 p.m. until time of services at 4 p.m. Baker Funeral Services in Bridgeport is handling arrangements.