Anna “Jo” Russell

By | April 13, 2022

Anna M. “Jo” Russell, age 89, of Jackson, went home to be with her Lord on Tuesday, April 12, 2022, surrounded by loved ones and family at Four Winds Community in Jackson. She was born May 20, 1932, in Athens County, Ohio to the late Clyde Exline and Pearl Marie Brunton Exline. Jo retired from Goodyear Tire and Rubber in Logan, where she was employed for several years. She was a devoted Christian lady who loved being a member of and attending Freedom Baptist Church in Jackson.

Jo is survived by her children: Glen “Ed” Russell (Sharon) of Jackson, Lesa A. Eaton (Jerry) of Jackson and Mark A. Russell (Becky) of Logan; grandchildren: Amy Bailey (Jason), Rebecca Russell, Stacey Wright (Shane), Kyle Eaton (Hillary), Seth Eaton, Jesse Russell and Grace Russell; along with six great-grandchildren; one great-great grandson; and several nieces and nephews. Besides her parents, Jo was preceded in death by her husband, Glen W. Russell in 1991; and six brothers and three sisters.

Calling hours will be Saturday, April 16, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the McWilliams Funeral Home in Wellston. Funeral services will follow the calling hours at 12 p.m. with Pastor Jerry Eaton officiating. Burial will be in the Hilltop Cemetery in Millfield. Online condolences can be sent to the family at