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Obituaries

Obituaries

Leonard L. Russell 1933 - 2007 Lawrence

Memorial services for Leonard L. Russell, 73, Lawrence, will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at Pathway to Life Church in McLouth.Mr. Russell died Friday, Aug. 10, 2007, at Overland Park Regional Medical Center. He was born Oct. 20, 1933, in Pinson Fork, Ky., the son of Thomas and Blanche McHone Russell. He graduated from Belfry High School in Belfry, Ky.Mr. Russell served in the U.S. Army and then the U.S. Air Force for six years. He worked as an insurance agent and insurance agent manager. He was also a licensed minister.He married Donna G. Nelson on Oct. 27, 1964, in Chicago. She survives, of the home.Other survivors include two sons, Ron, Nashville, Tenn., and Ryan, Overland Park; two daughters; Susan Retter and Carolyn Reese, both of Lawrence; and five grandchildren.The family suggests memorials to Pathway to Life Church, 201 E. Lucy St., McLouth, 66054.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.rumsey-yost.com">www.rumsey-yost.com</a>.