Mildred “Mickey” Joanne Russell, age 85 of Urbana went home to be with the Lord on January 22, 2022 in Springfield Regional Hospital.
Mildred was born on November 19, 1936 to the late Oscar and Olive Mae (Evans) Mullen. She married Robert R. Russell on March 21, 1959 and he preceded her in death on September 16, 2013. She was also preceded in death by her brother Raymond Mullen and son-in-law Alan Boggs.
Mildred is survived by her three children: Barbara Boggs of Waconia, MN, Robert R. Russell II of Urbana, OH and Laura (Paul) Gray of Lebanon, OH. She is also survived by her grandchildren: Allison Boggs, Emilita Boggs, Rachel Gray and Zane Gray.
Mildred was a homemaker and farmed with her husband and son. She was a member of the Vineyard Northridge Church of Springfield, OH and the Champaign County Farm Bureau. She served as a 4-H advisor and volunteer at Concord Community Center.
Funeral services and burial will be private at the convenience of the family. Atkins-Shively Funeral Home, St. Paris, Ohio is serving the family. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the charity of your choice. Condolences may be sent to www.shivelyfuneralhomes.com.
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