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Edna Joyce "Pie" (Garrett) Russell

January 19, 1952 ~ December 1, 2021 (age 69)

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Edna Joyce Garrett Russell earthy journey began on January 19, 1952, to the parentage of Lincoln Cunningham and Mary Frances Garrett McKenzie in Talladega, Alabama.

Edna accepted Christ as her Lord and Savior at an early age, and united with Lily Hill Baptist Church, Talladega, Alabama. She served as a faithful member for many years.

Edna was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and aunt who was well known for her tremendous softball skills and charming personality. She was affectionately known by her family and friends as “Pie”.

Edna answered her master’s call at the age of 69, under the care of Coosa Valley Medical Center, Sylacauga, Alabama, on December 1st, 2021.She was preceded in death by her son, Ira “Big Stuff” Garrett, parents, Lincoln Cunningham and Mary Frances McKenzie, brother, Mark Cleveland Garrett, sister, Willie Ruth Curry.

Edna’s love and precious memories will forever be cherished by, her husband, Benny Russell of Louisville, KY; daughters, Angela Garrett, Irish Garrett, and Shantavia Garrett all of Sylacauga, AL; one son, Toya (Anita) Garrett of Sylacauga, AL; brothers, Cleophus Garrett of Sylacauga, AL; and Denson Garrett of Talladega, AL; sisters, Anna Patterson, Debra Mitchell Simmons, and Martha K. Mitchell of Talladega, AL; grandchildren, Jonika Garrett, Marchel Garrett, Dantorius Flenord, Jamal Threatt, Devon Garrett, Khalise Garrett, Jaelon Garrett, and Deshaun Garrett; great grandchildren, Jakyle Miller, Skylar Miller, Princeton Miller, Denise Hamilton, and Kathan Miller; a host of special nephews, one very special niece, special cousins, special friend, Calvin Hamilton and other relatives and friends.


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December 10, 2021

1:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Community Funeral Home
511 Edgewood Drive
Sylacauga, AL 35150

Celebration of Life
December 11, 2021

1:00 PM
Community Funeral Home
511 Edgewood Drive
Sylacauga, AL 35150

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