Jerry Clifton Russum, age 78, passed away on Saturday, June 8, 2019.

Visitation will be held at Tabernacle of Praise Church in Ovett on Tuesday, June 11, 2019, from 5:00 -8:00 p.m. Services will be held on Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. at Tabernacle of Praise Church. Burial will be at Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery. Brother Russell Barber will officiate.

Mr. Russum was born on January 17, 1941, in Mississippi. He attended Tabernacle of Praise Church. He loved to be in his garden, and hunting and fishing.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Archie and Agnes Russum; one brother, Davy Lee Russum; and two grandchildren, Avery and Ivory Russum.

He is survived by his wife, Sheryle Russum; former wife, Mary Lousie Lewis; two sons, Robert (Patricia) Russum of Ovett and Steven (Ramona) Russum of Beaumont; one daughter, Laura (James) Easterling of Ellisville; and one step daughter, Stacy Everett of Purvis; 13 grandchildren, and 11 great grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Michael Taylor, Donnie Earl Lewis, James Easterling, John Mercer, Gregg Russum, Tommy Hollimon and Chance Barber.

To view and sign the online guestbook, visit: www.memorychapellaurel.com

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