Barbara Lee Russell, 94

Published 1:36 pm Monday, November 1, 2021

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Barbara Lee Russell, 94, widow of Kenneth Lloyd Russell, of Kevin Drive, Nicholasville, passed away Tuesday, October 19, 2021. She was born in Lynwood, California, on August 19, 1927, to the late Don Charles and Blanche Eulla Cramer Hamilton. She was a retired bookkeeper and was employed by Beckman’s. Barbara is survived by two sons, Todd Michael (Connie) Russell and Jeffery Charles Russell, two daughters, Karen Marie Russell Dismuke and Charlotte Lee Slack, one brother, Don Charles Hamilton, one sister, Clara Harrison, twelve grandchildren, and fourteen great-grandchildren. Services was 4:00 PM, Monday, October 25, 2021, at Betts & West Funeral Home, with Pastor’s Tommy Morrow and Stephen Dismuke officiating. Burial was 1:00 PM, Tuesday, October 26, 2021, in the Hudson Hill Cemetery in Spencer, Indiana. Visitation was 2-4 PM Monday at the funeral home. Betts & West is honored to serve Barbara and the Russell family. An online guestbook is available at

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