Peggy Ellen Cherry Russell

Peggy Ellen Cherry Russell, 80 of Elizabethtown, passed away Wednesday, August 18, 2021 at Baptist Health Hardin. She was a native of Shreveport, LA and a member of St. James Catholic Church. She was a teacher for 30 years in four states, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Kentucky. She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph W. Cherry and Winna Workman Cherry and a brother, Douglas Cherry. Survivors include her husband of 22 years, James S. Russell; one daughter, Kami Perkins of Conway, SC; one son, William Farmer and four grandchildren. A Memorial service will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at St. James Catholic Church. Burial will follow in St. James Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10 - 11 a.m. Tuesday at the church. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of Contributions to St. Jude. Condolences may be expressed online at


Tuesday, August 24, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
St. James Catholic Church


Tuesday, August 24, 2021 starting at 11:00 AM
St. James Catholic Church

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