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Syble Russell

   Syble Russell, 90 of Vernon, died on Thursday, July 17, 2014, in Vernon. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m., Monday, July 21, 2014 at Wilbarger Memorial Park. Officiating will be Rev. Jim Antwine. Interment will be under the direction of Sullivan Funeral Home.
   Syble was born Sunday, Aug. 12, 1923 in Crowell. She was the daughter of the late Charlie Daniel Mullins and the late Mary Ann Burge Mullins. She married Sam David Russell on Feb. 7, 1941 in Altus, Okla. He preceded her in death on Aug.16, 2000. She was a nurse at Vernon State Hospital for 41 years, and she was a volunteer at the Wilbarger General Hospital Auxiliary. She was a member of the Central Christian Church.
   She is survived by two daughters, Sue Carr and husband Jimmy of Vernon, and Mary Melear of Quanah; seven grandchildren, David Melear, Claudia Knox, Elizabeth Torrens, Nancy Melear, Carol Grogan, Christi London and Cindy Peterson, and 15 great-grandchildren.
   Visitation will be from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., Sunday, July 20, 2014 at Sullivan Funeral Home.
   Memorials can be made to favorite charity.
   Pallbearers will be David Melear, Joe Don Knox, Guy London, Kyle Peterson, Kevin Torrens and Brandon Grogan.
   Online condolences may be made to the family at

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