Maiva Genette Vaughn Young Russell, 69, of Paducah WALKED into the arms of Jesus at 10:45 a.m. Wednesday, July 4, 2012. She passed away at Oakview Nursing & Rehabilitation Center of Calvert City.
Mrs. Russell was born April 17, 1943 in Reidland, Ky to the late Jamie Vaughn and Mary E. Luton Vaughn.
She was a retired cook of Calvert City Convalescent Center, former co-owner of Youngs Valu Mart of Paducah.and former co-owner of Shoe Fantasy of Paducah. She was a member of Elva Baptist Church of Symsonia.
She is survived by her husband of 23 years, Eddie Ray Russell; one daughter, Wynn Ava Sherron (Tom) of West Paducah; three stepdaughters, Carol Kurty (Daniel) of Tennessee, Crystal Russell of Graves County and Sandy Young of Paducah; two stepsons, Christopher Russell (Tammy) and Ronnie Russell, both of Graves County; two brothers, J.W. Vaughn (Margaretta) of Ledbetter and Jake A. Vaughn (Shirley) of Ohio; four grandchildren, Deena Toon (Greg) of West Paducah, Mandy Kennemore (Jory) of Mayfield, Allynn Kilgore (Jasimine) of Paducah and Rachel Sherron of Atlanta, Ga.; four step grandchildren, Amber Russell, Kevin Russell, Taryn Russell and Kalyie Russell, all of Graves County; six great grandchildren, Presten Bruer, Madison Kilgore, Annaleigh Kilgore, Ashton Russell, Zaine Russell and Baby Kennemore; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her daughter, Vonita Gayel Kilgore; two brothers, B.L. Vaughn and Charles G. Vaughn; and her second husband, C.A. (Al) Young.
Funeral service will be at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, July 7, 2012 at Hughes Funeral Home of Paducah with Rev. Mike Littrell officiating. Burial will follow at Oakland Cemetery in Marshall County.
Visitation will be from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Friday, July 6, 2012 at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Elva Baptist Church Food Pantry, 687 Minter Rd, Symsonia, KY 42082.