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Luttrell, Winnie


Winnie Luttrell

Services: Have been held.

Mrs. Winnie Deatherage Russell Luttrell, 85, of Bethel, died Tuesday, June 10, 2003, at Landsun Health Services Nursing Home in Carlsbad.

She was born on Nov. 6, 1917, in Floyd, to Mattie and Lewis Deatherage.

She graduated from Portales High School in 1937. She married John W. Russell, Jr. on Aug. 25, 1937. She married Kenneth R. Luttrell on Dec. 31, 1950, in Portales.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Bill Russell; two daughters, Janet Duarte and Johnny Danforth; and her husbands, John W. Russell Jr. and Kenneth R. Luttrell.

She is survived by three sons, Phillip Russell (and wife, Rita) and Butch Russell (and wife, Penn), all of Portales, and Bob Russell (and wife, Jean) of Plano, Texas; five daughters, Martha Singleton (and husband, Ron) and Brenda Egan (and husband, Ron) all of Carlsbad, Barbara Chesser (and husband, Del) of Waco, Texas, Marie Taylor (and husband, Cecil) of Lubbock and Betty Grimes (and husband, Bobby) of Portales; two brothers, Paul N. Creek of Carlsbad and Leroy Creek of Durango, Colo.; two sisters, Lillie Deatherage Johnson of Russellville, Ark. and Juanita Deatherage Chumbley formerly of Portales, currently of Huntsville, Texas; 17 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren;

The Rev. Dean Turvaville will officiate the services.

Burial will be at Portales Cemetery.

Visitation is scheduled from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Thursday at Wheeler Mortuary in Portales.

Pallbearers will be Patrick Duarte and Kerry Egan, Jaron Singleton, Phil Russell and Steven and Gilbert Danforth.

Arrangements are by Wheeler Mortuary of Portales.


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