Beveran Russell

Obituary of Beveran C. Russell

Beveran C. Russell, Sr., 68, of Deerfield, died at his home on Friday, Oct. 21, 2011. He had been in declining health for the past 2 years. The husband of Velan Adair Russell, he was born in Glen Alum, W. Va., and was the son of Kansas Ferrell Russell of Ohio and the late Hershel Russell. He had been a resident of Deerfield since 1976 and prior to that had resided in Upper Pittsgrove Township. Before his retirement Beveran had been employed with the former Owens-Illinois Glass Co. in Bridgeton, for over 30 years. He was a member of the Fifth Ward Athletic Club and was an avid poker player and horse shoe player. He enjoyed the outdoors and cooking. Besides his wife and mother; survivors include: three daughters, Valerie Clark, Bridgeton, Veronica Barker, Fairfield Township and Vicky Baxter, Fairfield Township; two sons, Beveran C. Russell, Jr., Upper Deerfield Township and Steven Holmes, Cedarville; one step-daughter, Kimberly Sammartino, Vineland; three brothers, Greg Russell, Ohio, Brent Russell, Upper Pittsgrove Township and Doug Pemberton, Ohio; three sisters, Beverly Terry, Ohio, Diane Greeson, Washington State and Marsha Fisher, Ohio; 10 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Betty Jean McGaha Russell. Funeral services will be held at the PADGETT FUNERAL HOME, 1107 State Highway 77, Upper Deerfield Township, on Tuesday morning, Oct. 25, at 11:00 O'clock with the Rev. John Rodgers officiating. Burial will be at the Centerton Free Will Baptist Cemetery, Pittsgrove. A visitation will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday morning between 10:00 and 11:00 O'clock prior to the services. Written condolences may be sent to the family through the funeral home website at

Funeral Service

11:00 am
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Padgett Funeral Home, Upper Deerfield Township, NJ
1107 State Highway 77 Upper Deerfield
Township, New Jersey, United States
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