Deborah Elizabeth Russell, 67, of Center

Deborah Elizabeth Russell, 67, of Center, passed away Monday, November 20, 2017, at her residence.


Graveside service will be held at 3:30 p.m., Saturday, November 25, 2017, at West Hamilton Cemetery in Shelby County with Bro. Kevin Windham officiating. Visitation will be held prior to the service at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center, beginning at 2:00 p.m.


Ms. Russell was born May 29, 1950, in Galveston, to Walter Russell and Pauline Lesser. She loved working crossword puzzles, drinking Dr. Pepper, spending time with family and friends, playing 42, and watching scary movies. Ms. Russell was a hair dresser for over fifteen years.


She is survived by


Beth Hancock and Donald Moore

Sheri Shofner and Jason Anderson

Frank Baker and wife, Emilee



Chris and Libby Hancock

April Carlton

Jeremy Hancock and Carrie Anthony

Danie Hancock and David Bragg

Sara Hancock

Shianne Shofner

Christopher Anderson

Madison Baker

Dixie Baker


4 Great Grandchildren


Special Friend: Becky Hudnall


Significant Other: A G Elliott


1 Brother


3 Sisters


Preceded in death by

Parents: Walter Russell and Pauline Lesser

Stepfather: Frank Lesser


Online condolences & tributes can be sent at

The Light and Champion

137 San Augustine St.
Center TX 75935