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Janice Huff Russell

June 3, 1942 — July 8, 2023

Owensboro

Janice Huff Russell

Janice Huff Russell, 81, of Owensboro passed away Saturday, July 8, 2023, under the care of Hospice of W. Kentucky. The Ohio County native was born June 3, 1942, to the late Eltis and Laura Norris and grew up in Deanfield. Janice graduated from Fordsville High School, class of 1960. She worked at the post office on 18th Street in Owensboro as a mail sorter until she retired from the US Postal Service. Janice was a kind and gracious lady who always thought of others first. She was also an avid shopper, enjoyed working in her flower garden, and like most grandparents, loved her grandkids and spending time with them.   

In addition to her parents, Janice also was preceded in death by her first husband, David Wendell Huff in 2004 and her second husband, James Bertram Russell in 2022; siblings, Willie Earl Norris and Jo Elle Wallace.

Those left to cherish her memory include her daughter, Karen Huff of Owensboro; son, Jeffrey Huff and wife Lisa of Princeton, Indiana; stepchildren, Kim Dever (Eric), Cliff Russell (Suzanne), and Christopher Russell (Sonya); four grandchildren, Breanna Huff, Caitlin Huff, Will Huff, and Daniel Schwartz; eight step grandchildren, Kelly, Drew, Sarah, Morgan, Nicholas, Liberty, Joshua, and Jacob; siblings, Emmett Lee Norris (Rose), Kenneth Ray Norris, Betty Sue Foster (Joe), Charlotte Ann Gillim, Francis Carolyn Crowe, Rebecca Faye Dirito, and Bonnie Gail Tierney (Ellis); brothers-in-law, Leon Huff (Lorna) and Douglas Wallace; sister-in-law, Sue Norris; a multitude of nieces and nephews. She will be greatly missed by all.

The funeral for Janice Russell will be 10:00 Wednesday at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory. Visitation will be Tuesday from 3:00 until 7:00 pm and Wednesday from 9:00 am until the time of the service. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery.   

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Hospice of W. Kentucky, 3419 Wathen’s Crossing Owensboro, KY 42301.

Condolences and memories for Janice’s family may be left at www.glenncares.com.

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Visitation

Tuesday, July 11, 2023

3:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory

900 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, KY 42303

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Visitation

Wednesday, July 12, 2023

9:00 - 10:00 am (Central time)

Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory

900 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, KY 42303

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, July 12, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

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900 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, KY 42303

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Burial

Wednesday, July 12, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

Resurrection Cemetery Chapel

5404 KY-54, Owensboro, KY 42303

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