Clara Macie Whaley Russell


Mrs. Clara Macie Whaley Russell, 77, of the Farmington community, died Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021. Born in Marshall Co., TN, Mrs. Russell was a daughter of the late Milton Clyde Whaley and Elizabeth Jones Whaley. She was the widow of Edward Clayton Russell. Mrs. Russell was a member of the Farmington United Methodist Church. In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by three brothers, Tommy Glenn Whaley, Rufus Lee Whaley and Ernest Travis Whaley.

She is survived by her son, Charles Edward (Angela) Russell of Murfreesboro, TN; five sisters, Jenny Jett, Audrie Adams, Kathy Davis, Ceretha Pardee, all of Lewisburg, TN and Nancy Darnell of Eagleville, TN; three brothers, Milton Gene Whaley and Jesse Thomas Whaley of Lewisburg, TN and Calvin Whaley of Shelbyville, TN; a granddaughter, Amber Russell (Mark) Overcast of Murfreesboro, TN; two great-grandchildren, Zora Macie Overcast and Russell Avery Overcast.

Visitation will be Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021, at Lawrence Funeral Home from 10am – 12pm. The funeral service will follow visitation on Wednesday at 12 p.m. Burial will follow at the Whaley Cemetery in Farmington.

For those who wish, memorial donations may be made to The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinsons Research, PO Box 5014, Hagerstown, MD 21731-5014 or to the Middle Tennessee Alzheimers Association, 120 2nd Ave. N, Nashville, TN 37201.

Due to the Covid Pandemic, the family requests all attendees to please wear a mask.

Lawrence Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Chapel Hill, TN is in charge of the arrangements. (931)364-2233.



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