Michael E. Russell, 61, of Liberal, died August 7, 2013, at Southwest Medical Center .
He was born November 23, 1951, at Duncan , OK , to Walter and Fannie Marie (Beavers) Russell.
He graduated from High School at Bray, OK, in 1970.
He was employed by the City of Liberal . Prior to that, he worked for Halliburton as an acid-treater, retiring after 35 years.
He was a member of Central Christian Church, NRA, and the Liberal Shooting Club.
He married Kathryn Smith, on July 11, 1997, at Beaver, OK. She survives.
Other Survivors Include:
2 Daughters – Christi Jones, of Virginia Beach , VA
Becky Roose, of Farmington , MO
1 Sister – Charlotte Jones, of Marlow , OK
Many nieces and nephews
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Memorial Service will be held at 10:00 am, Saturday, August 10, 2013, at Central Christian Church, in Liberal, with Pastor Chuck Scroggs officiating.
Burial will be in Pioneer Cemetery , in Beaver, OK, at a later date.
Memorial Contributions may be sent to Selfless Miracles or Central Christian Church, in care of Brenneman Funeral Home, 1212 W. 2nd St. , Liberal , KS . Condolences may be sent to the family at brennemanfuneralhome.com.