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Sandra Irene Russell

 Sandra Irene Russell

   Sandra Irene Russell, age 57 of Novelty, Missouri, died Sunday, August 19, 2007, at the University Medical Center in Columbia, Missouri.

   She was born April 6, 1950, at Quincy, Illinois the daughter of Norman Ray and Alice Colleen Rose Daggett.

   On August 4, 2001, she was united in marriage to Raymond P. Russell at Edina, Missouri.

   Surviving are her husband Raymond P. Russell of Novelty, MO, her mother Colleen Daggett of Novelty, MO, one daughter, Sara Russell and her friend Frank Clay of Canton, MO, two sons, Shawn Russell and wife Kimberly of Kansas City, MO, Sammy Russell and wife Bonnie of Elgin, Oklahoma, three step children, Terry Russell and friend Amanda of Quincy, IL, Nathan Russell and Karissa Russell both of Quincy, IL, one brother Michael Daggett and wife Susan of Quincy, IL, eleven grandchildren including Lamar Clay, Jordan Clay, Anthony Clay, Tessica Budig, Tiffany Womack, Daryan Manley, and Keria Rose Manley, nieces and nephews, Weric Daggett, Amanda Bodwell and Lucas Daggett, two great nieces Erika Veihl and Michaela Veihl and one great nephew Koda Veihl.

   Sandra was preceded in death by her father Norman Daggett, her former husband Donald Crim, and grandparents Hiram and Olcie Rose and Simon and Dora Daggett.

   Sandra loved being a nurse and helping people.  She was employed with Lewis County Nursing Home where she was Director of Nursing for several years and the LaBelle Manor Care Center for several years.

Most of her life she lived in Novelty, MO, with the exception of years spent in Quincy, IL, and Canton, MO.

   Sandra attended schools in LaGrange and Leonard, MO, Quincy, IL, and graduated from high school at Camp Point, IL, and later graduated from L.P.N. school in Quincy.

   She taught Bible School at Novelty Christian Church, served as camp nurse for several years at Shelby County Christian Assembly, was president of the Novelty City Park Association several years and had assisted in raising money for the playground equipment.

   Sandra enjoyed crafts, especially making pillows, fishing, shopping, traveling, yard sales, reading, movies, music, gardening, acting, mushroom hunting, caring for pets, and spending time with her family especially her grandchildren.

   A memorial service was be held Thursday August 23, 2007, at the Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home in Edina, MO, with Pastor Tresia Griffith as the officiate.  Burial was scheduled for a later date.

Musical selections were “Angels Among Us” and “Amazing Grace”.

   Expressions of sympathy in memory of Sandra Irene Russell may be made to the LaBelle Manor Care Center or Air Evac.  Memorials may be left at or mailed to Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1, Edina, Missouri, 63537.  E-mail condolences may be sent to