- March 28, 1970 - May 12, 2013
- Conway, Arkansas
of Mark's Passing
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“We are so saddened to hear of Mark's death. My husband just began looking for his family and we found this obituary. I believe Mark was my husband...Read More »
1 of 36 | Posted by: A friend
“God Speed my brother. You will be missed by many. Even though we hollered at one another, we had a mutual respect that most men don't get to...Read More »
2 of 36 | Posted by: Mike Ibsen - Little Rock, AR
“My sincere condolences. May you find comfort and the strength to cope.
3 of 36 | Posted by: N S
“I met Mark through a mutual friend, Mike Ibsen. I was shocked when I heard of his passing. I just saw him a couple of weeks ago at Kroger in...Read More »
4 of 36 | Posted by: Brian Smith - Little Rock, AR
“The Russell family is in the thoughts and prayers of the employees in the Conway, Heber Springs, and Russellville offices of CenterPoint Energy. We...Read More »
5 of 36 | Posted by: Christa Moore - Conway, AR
“i'm so sorry for your loss. i know your family is so heartbroken. i'm the niece of Rita Kaye Smith Pipkin. Prayers to your family.
6 of 36 | Posted by: Crystal Pipkin Busby - Cabot, AR
“Thinking of the Russell family this morning. I met Mark approximately three years ago while working for Steve Parker (Shelter Insurance) and spoke...Read More »
7 of 36 | Posted by: Renee Bradley - Conway, AR
“I am so sorry for your loss. Mark was a good friend, and I will always cherish the memory's.
8 of 36 | Posted by: Jon Albert - Bauxite, AR - Friend
“Sorry for your lost
9 of 36 | Posted by: Larry and Brenda Burrows - Benton, AR
“We are so sorry for the loss of your loved one. Please know that you and your family are in our hearts and prayers. If there is anything that we can...Read More »
10 of 36 | Posted by: Dennis and Debbie Fisher - Conway, AR
“Mark was a friend in the truest sense of the word. I will miss one of my favorite duck hunting partners greatly. Just know I am praying for the...Read More »
11 of 36 | Posted by: Bart Burgess - Little Rock, AR
“Our prayers go out to Mark's family. May you find peace.
12 of 36 | Posted by: Kyle & Shelly Page - Alexander, AR
“So sorry to hear of Mark's passing. I worked with Mark at Dillard's and enjoyed his company. He was always good for a laugh. A great guy. He will be...Read More »
13 of 36 | Posted by: Paul Lottner - Phoenix, AZ
“Mark was a very special person and very close friend. We had some of the best times together I've ever had in my life. He will be missed by many. He...Read More »
14 of 36 | Posted by: Darren Murphy - Bryant, AR
15 of 36 | Posted by: sheila callaway - bryant, AR
“Dear Benita,Charles & Family,
I'm so sorry for your loss. I pray god will bless your family and give you peace. Your family is in our...Read More »
16 of 36 | Posted by: Diane Jones Coffman - Kokomo, IN
“So very many special memories, his visits in the afternoon after we got Sammi, Maark rather than Mark for 16+ years. Senior prom pictures, wedding...Read More »
17 of 36 | Posted by: Sam, Jeanne and Sammi Newton - AR
“R.I.P. MY FRIEND....
18 of 36 | Posted by: PHYLLIS - BRYANT, AR - FRIEND
“Mark you will be missed! Lots of prayers sent your familys way.Rest in peace.
19 of 36 | Posted by: Sonya Ramsey - Benton, AR
“I am so sorry for your loss. The Springhill Manor memories will never be forgotten. May God give you peace and comfort during this time.
20 of 36 | Posted by: Catrina Bussell - Bryant, AR
“Although no words can really help to ease the loss you bear, just know that you are very close in everyone's thoughts and prayers. Hold tight to...Read More »
21 of 36 | Posted by: Sharm Baker
“We are so sorry for your loss. Steve and I have known Mark for many years. They first met at Dillard's and then we worked together in the granite...Read More »
22 of 36 | Posted by: Steve and Amy Springer - Destin,, FL
“Mark touched many lives, mine included. He was a cousin, as well as a friend. I can't even begin to count how many special memories I have of our...Read More »
23 of 36 | Posted by: Scarlett Morgan - Little Rock, AR
“Mark was a wonderful person and a great friend to many people. He will be missed by many. Gods speed my friend. And I am praying for everyone caught...Read More »
24 of 36 | Posted by: Shelley Mckay - Little Rock, AR
“Mark was my second cousin and exactly 9 months older than me. Oh, how I loved when he and his brothers would come to Judsonia to visit. I always...Read More »
25 of 36 | Posted by: Brenda Snow - Searcy, AR - cousin
“You were an awesome guy and friend. Its been many years since we've seen each other but the memories of growing up in Springhill Manor will never be...Read More »
26 of 36 | Posted by: Steve Fullbright - Hot Springs, AR
“We are deeply sorry for your loss, may The Lord comfort you and your family in this challenging time
27 of 36 | Posted by: The Fougeres - Little Rock, AR
“My deepest sympathy goes out to the family of Mark Russell. My prayers are with you all.
28 of 36 | Posted by: Ralph L. Nelson - AR
“I am so sorry for your family's loss. My thoughts and prayers are with his family and may God bring peace and healing to all
29 of 36 | Posted by: Markilyn Davis - Hot Springs, AR
“Ah, the memories of waiting for bus #43 in Springhill Manor. Some fun times.
30 of 36 | Posted by: Lawson Rener - Kansas City, MO
“Melinda I am so very sorry for your loss. You are your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
31 of 36 | Posted by: Lauri Shock - Cabot, AR - friend
“I am so sincerely sorry for your loss. For all of us. He was a great friend. I will never forget his sense of humor and smile. Mark and I met...Read More »
32 of 36 | Posted by: Sherrie Ribaudo - friend
“My heart goes to the family during this difficult loss. Mark was loved by so many, such a tragic loss. You all will be in my prayers.
33 of 36 | Posted by: Deann - Benton, AR - Friend
“My condlences to Mark's friends and family.
34 of 36 | Posted by: Mark Ottens - Hernando, MS
“My heart goes out to all of Marks family. Though it has been a while since I saw Mark I will miss him greatly.
Godspeed Old Friend
You will be...Read More »
35 of 36 | Posted by: Jennifer Bradshaw Ketelsen - AR
“Will miss you deeply. So glad we got to spend some time together a couple of summers ago. I will never forget my Saline County Yellow CRX twin....Read More »
36 of 36 | Posted by: Melissa McKenzie - Bryant, AR
Powell Funeral Home
Mark Allen Russell, 43, of Conway died Sunday, May 12, 2013. He was born March 28, 1970 in Searcy the son of Charles and Benita Smith Russell.
He was an avid outdoors man that loved to duck hunt. Mark had a knack for creating and building.
He was a great man that will be deeply missed by all that knew him.
He is survived by his wife Melinda Russell; his daughter, Gracyn Russell; step-sons, Parker, Preston and Porter
Eudy; a step-daughter, Ashtyn Hern; his parents, Benita and Charles; brothers, David and his wife Kim and Jeffrey
and his wife Andrea Russell; grandparents, Lavetta and James Stader; nieces and nephews, Amber, Amanda, Charles
and Matthew Russell; a special aunt, Rita Kaye Pipkin; and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends.
He is preceded in death by his grandparents, Charles and Effie Russell; grandfather, Walter Smith; and
great-grandparents, Roy and Chlorine McAdams.
The family will receive friends from 9:00-11:00 a.m., Friday, May 17, 2013 at Powell Funeral Home Chapel in Bald Knob.
Funeral Services will be conducted at 11:000 a.m. Interment will follow in the White County Memorial Gardens.
In Lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society. www.nationalmssociety.org
Arrangements entrusted to Powell Funeral Home Bald Knob-Judsonia.
1272 Highway 367 North Bald Knob, AR 72010
Tel. (501) 724-3201