Irene Sellers Russell, 97 of Henrietta died on Monday, Nov. 9, 2015, in Henrietta. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015 at Sullivan Funeral Home Chapel. Officiating will be Rev. Ron Fox. Interment will be held at Crowell Cemetery under the direction of Sullivan Funeral Home.
Irene was born Monday, Nov. 19, 1917 in Franklin, Texas; she was the daughter of the late Frank Wheeler and the late Ether Nicholson Wheeler. She married Clyde Sellers on Oct. 5, 1963. He preceded her in death June of 1980. She later married Gus Russell on May 29, 1983. He preceded her in death. She worked at the Crowell Cap Factory for 20 years, and she was a personal chef for Mrs. Waggoner for many years and she cooked at the Crowell Nursing Home.
She is survived by her son, Steve Chandler of Portales, N.M.; two daughters, Beatrice Bruce of Kennedy and Linda Houck of Petrolia; 12 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Raymond Chandler, and seven brothers and sisters.
Memorials can be made to American Cancer Society.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.sullivanfuneralhomevernon.com.