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From: "Peter_McCrae" <>
Subject: RUSSELL; Esther-13/5/2005-USA/TX
Date: Thu, 7 Jul 2005 23:38:53 +0100

Esther Russell was born January 19, 1916, in Noble, Louisiana, the daughter
of John and Susy T. Raimond. She attended La Feria High School and McAllen
Business College. She married Paul Sheppard on December 23, 1935, and had
one daughter, Paula. After Paul s death, she married Jim Russell. She has
had a blessed 88 years. She lived in Austin until 1998 when she moved to La
Grange. She spent her last four years in Care Inn Nursing Home in La Grange,
TX and passed away on May 13, 2005. Esther was preceded in death by her
husbands, parents and two brothers and one sister. She is survived by
daughter, Paula Sheppard Gowin and husband, Dick of La Grange;
grandchildren, Kent Gowin of La Grange, Cindy Tribble and husband, Gary of
La Grange, Jana Taylor and husband, Larry of La Grange; and nine
great-grandchildren. She also is survived by sisters, Pauline Pittman,
Jonnie Landreth and Laura Calvert, all of Austin. Visitation will be between
6:00 and 8:00 p.m., Monday, May 16, 2005, at the Cook-Walden/Capital Parks
Funeral Home in Pflugerville. Funeral services will be at 1:00 p.m.,
Tuesday, May 17, 2005, Memorial Chapel of Cook-Walden/Capital Parks Funeral
Home in Pflugerville TX. Committal services will be private.

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