Rosalie Priest Russell of Tallahassee, formerly of Madison, Florida, died on Feb. 12, 2012 in Sarasota.
Visitation will be on Wednesday, February 15, from 10-11 a.m. at the Old First Baptist Church of Madison. Services will follow at 11 a.m. Interment will be at Oak Ridge Cemetery in Madison.
Survivors include her son, Van P. Russell of Apalachicola, Ann R. Horton of Sarasota, three grandchildren and five great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, C.E. (Bill) Russell, her parents Rosalie Noegel Priest and Van H. Priest, and two sisters Eunice Clark and MaryVan Studstill King.
Rosalie was a graduate of Madison High School and Brenau Women’s College where she was a member of Alpha Delta Pi Sorority. She was involved in a lifetime of civic, educational, and First Baptist Church activities back in her active days.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, Fl. 32308
Beggs Funeral Home, Apalachee Chapel, (850) 942-2929 is in charge of arrangements.