In Loving Memory of

Erna Raye Russell

08/15/1937 - 10/13/2013

Russell, Erna Raye, 76 of Land O’Lakes and formerly of Gainesville died Sunday, October 13, 2013 at Florida Hospital in Tampa.

Mrs. Russell was born in Corapeake, NC on August 15th, 1937 to James and Gladys Williams.  Erna was the friendly face that everyone remembers from serving them at Morrison’s and Picadilly Cafeteria’s in Gainesville for many years.  Erna loved people and had a great sense of humor.  Shed loved her family and was a wonderful care giver.

Erna is preceded in death by her parents, a son Ted Kah and a sister Helen Joyce Williams.  She is survived by sons, Randy Kah(Deedee) of Tampa and Jonas Kiss(Marcia) a daughter Brenda Kah and Her brother James W. Williams(Ann), , 6 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.

Funeral services for Mrs. Russell will be Friday, October 18, 2013 in the Forest Meadows Memorial Park Central’s “Chapel in the Meadows”, 4100 NW 39th Ave. at 11:00am with burial to follow in Forest Meadows Memorial Park Central. The family will receive friends on Thursday evening at the Funeral Home from 5:30pm-7:30pm.


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  1. Willie Earl & Stella Hofler at · Reply

    So sorry to hear of Erna Raye’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this troubled time. Place your faith in the Lord and he will see you through.

  2. Janet Williams Adams at · Reply

    I was very sad to learn of Erna Raye’s passing. I am so glad I had a chance to see her this past summer when she was traveling back home and stopped in Fayetteville to see us. Mine and Phil’s thoughts and prayers are with you.

  3. Paul & Christine Brody at · Reply

    Randy,
    we are so sorry for your loss. Erna Raye was a sweet and gentle lady..we both loved her. She will always be in our hearts. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

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