Russ, Cherry Gail -
Manchester - Funeral services for Mrs. Cherry Gail Mason Russ, age 75, of Manchester, TN, will be conducted at 1:00 PM on Thursday, May 18, 2017 at Coffee County Funeral Chapel with Rev. Mark Barron officiating. Burial will follow in Hurricane Grove Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Wednesday evening at the funeral home. Cherry passed away on Monday, May 15, 2017 at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital in Murfreesboro, TN, surrounded by her loving family.
Cherry was born in Coffee County, TN the daughter of the late James Stanley Mason, Sr. and Bessie Powers Mason. She was a secretary at Hickerson Elementary School and a member of Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Cherry enjoyed bookkeeping, reading and cooking, but most of all, she loved spending time with her grandson, Nathaniel.
In addition to her parents, Cherry was also preceded in death by her husband, Watt Russ; one daughter, Robin Russ; one brother, James Stanley Mason, Jr.; and one sister, Phyllis Ann Swan. She is survived by one son, Mason (Misti) Russ; one daughter, Shannon (Donnie) Frazier; one brother, Joe (Sandi) Mason; one brother-in-law, Bobby Swan; three grandchildren, Nathaniel Russ, Cole Frazier and Grant Frazier; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers and gifts, the family requests memorial donations be made to the American Kidney Fund, 11921 Rockville Pike, Suite 300, Rockville, MD 20852.
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Coffee County Funeral Chapel
786 McMinnville Hwy
Manchester, TN 37355