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Wilma M. Russell, 95, of Sterling, died on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at Regency Care of Sterling.
Wilma was born on September 2, 1921 in Eureka, Illinois the daughter of Lester and Freda (Bachman) Smith. She married Maurice Russell and he preceded her in death in 1980. She was a member of Rock Falls United Methodist Church.
She is survived by a sister, Eleanor Winfrey of Bakersfield, California and several nieces and nephews.
Graveside service will be at 9:30 AM on Monday, May 1st at Riverside Cemetery in Newton, Illinois with Reverend Pam Hoffman, pastor of Grace United Methodist Church in Newton, officiating. In lieu of flowers a memorial has been established to Rock Falls United Methodist Church in her memory. Arrangements are under the direction and care of McDonald Funeral Home in Sterling. To send condolences visit