Marvin Frazier Russell
Marvin Frazier Russell, Jr, age 77, of Lexington, TN passed away January 11th, 2020. He was born on December 27th, 1942. He is survived by his wife, Linda of 29 years. Two sons, Mark Russell of Mexico and David Russell of California. Six grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, and two stepchildren Angela Rowsey (Keith) and Brent Eads (Elise) of Lexington, TN; Four step-grandchildren and two step-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents Marvin Frazier Russell Sr. and Marie Russell. No siblings. He pastored three churches, Mifflin Baptist Church, East Laurel Baptist Church, and Oakfield Baptist Church. He was the song leader at Poplar Springs Baptist Church in the year 2010 and song leader at Spring Creek Baptist Church from 2018-2019. His lifelong dream was to minister in music which started in 1953 with his mom and dad called the Russell Trio. Mr. Russell retired on Nov. 1, 2018, from gospel music due to health reasons. A celebration of life service was held at Poplar Springs Baptist Church Tuesday, January 14 th, 2020. Henderson Co. Cremation Services of TN, LLC in charge of arrangements.