Clara V. Russell age 96 of Lynchburg passed away Sunday November 23, 2014 at the Lynchburg Nursing Center.
A native of Franklin County she was the daughter of the late Chaney Fanning and Della Painter Fanning.
She was a homemaker and a member of Lynchburg Church of Christ. She loved sewing, knitting, cooking for her family and gardening. In later years she enjoyed going to the Senior Citizens in Lynchburg where she enjoyed activities such as shuffle board, playing rook and bingo. She and her husband participated in the Olympic Games sponsored by the Senior Citizens.
She is survived by her daughter, Brenda Russell of Lynchburg, brothers; Wilburn Fanning of Moore County and Clyde Fanning and his wife Toots of Moore County, sister; Opal Casey of Moore County. Granddaughter, Kathy Crittenden and husband James of Tullahoma, two great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husbands, Willard Snow and Jeff Russell, daughter Myra Snow Golden and sister, Margie Burton.
The family will receive friends Tuesday November 25, 2014 from 5-9 PM at Lynchburg Funeral Home.
She will lie in state from 1 PM until service time beginning at 2 PM Wednesday November 26, 2014 at Lynchburg Church of Christ with Bro. Richard Logan, Bro. Randy Davis and Bro. John Payne officiating.
Burial will follow in the Lynchburg Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Camp Joy.
LYNCHBURG FUNERAL HOME IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS.