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Obituary: Ollie Bell Russell

March 7, 1937 – February 23, 2024

Ollie Bell RussellOllie Bell Russell, nee Williams, age 86 of South Holland, IL passed away on Friday, February 23, 2024. Loving mother of Daryl (Vasna) Gearon and the late Derrick (Kristal LaFary) Russell, Sr. Devoted grandmother of Mylaun Todd, Mayia Todd, Janae Neese, Derrick Russell, Jr., Temica LaRielle Dye and great-grandmother of Ja-Niyah Davis. Dear sister of Mabel Simmons and a loving person to a host of other family members. She was loved by many and will be missed. Preceded in death by her parents Willie B. Williams Sr. and Mozella Williams and siblings Willie B. Williams Jr., Bobby Jean DeLafossa, Billie Williams, Benjamin Williams, Douglas Snow, and Bernard Williams.

Private family services will be held. Arrangements entrusted to Smits Funeral Home – South Holland, IL. For further information, please contact 708-333-7000.

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