from The Harrodsburg Herald, Mercer County, Kentucky
Friday, September 21, 1928
Mrs. Belle Russell, seventy years of age, the wife of Reed Russell, of the Deep Creek section of Mercer, died Monday of heart trouble. She was one of the best known women of the section where she resided. Her funeral was at the Deep Creek Church by the Rev. E. M. Gash, with burial in the cemetery there. Surviving are her husband and two sons, William and Rouse Russell, and a brother, John Lester, all of Mercer County.
From The Harrodsburg Herald, Mercer County, Kentucky
Friday, December 30, 1932
Mr. C. R. Russell, 76 years of age, died at the home of his son, W. H. Russell, near Rose Hill, last Wednesday. He was a prominent farmer of the Rose Hill section and was a member of the Deep Creek Baptist church. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. J. T. Turpin on Thursday afternoon at 2 o’clock at the Deep Creek church and burial followed in the adjoining cemetery. He was preceded to the grave by his wife, who died four years ago last September. He is survived by two sons, W. H. Russell, and R. Russell, both of Rose Hill, and four grandchildren. Casket-bearers were as follows: Will Langford, Obie Lester, Thomas Russell, Reed Russell, Lem Lester and Robert Langford.