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Edmond Lee Russell
©The Fighting Men of Oklahoma
Submitted by: Linda Cardenas
© Enid Eagle
November 1985
Submitted by: Glenn

© Linda Cardenas

© Glenn

Edmond Lee RUSSELL

Cherokee Municipal Cemetery



SGT Edmond Lee Russell, son of Mr. & Mrs. William M. Russell, was born at Ingersoll OK. He graduated from Cherokee High School and attended Phillips University at Enid OK and the University of Kansas. He was inducted into the service at Oklahoma City on Nov. 5, 1942 and received his training at Sheppard Field TX and Link Trainer schooling at Chanute Field IL. He served 9 months as an instructor in instrument flight training at Wright Field OH, then served 18 months overseas in the Mediterranean Area as an instructor in instrument flying. SGT Russell was stationed at Foggia, Italy with the 15th AF, 347th Bomb Sq., 99th Bomb Group. He was discharged on Nov. 18, 1945 and was awarded 1 Silver and 3 Bronze Service Stars.

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November 4, 1917 - November 22, 1985

Cherokee Graveside rites for Edmond Lee Russell, 68, whose parents lived and died in the Ingersoll area, will be at 10 AM Monday at the Cherokee Municipal Cemetery.

The Rev. Gene Spillman will officiate at the rites, with the Fisher Grapes Funeral Home of Cherokee in charge of arrangements.

Russell died Friday, November 22, 1985 in an Oklahoma City hospital after a long illness. He had been a resident of Oklahoma City for 40 years, and was a retired purchasing agent for the City of Oklahoma City. His wife, Marie Laney, died in 1973.

Survivors include: one brother, Howard Russell, El Dorado, Kansas, and one sister, Mrs. Kenneth (Maxine) Miller, Pittsburg, Texas.

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