Georgia Russ, 83, of Gary, West Virginia passed away Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at Pine Lodge in Beckley WV. Born, April 9, 1936 in Big Sandy, West Virginia, she was the daughter of the late George and Nettie Bott Russ.

 In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by, her brother, Howard Russ, grandson, Petey Blankenship III, daughter in law Tweety Blankenship, brothers, Earl Blankenship, Herman Blankenship, sister, Helen Kennedy.

Survivors include: son, Walter Petey Blankenship, daughter, Delilah Sue Pinkerton, sisters, Carol Lester, Shelby Cox, Norma Hughes, brothers, Dewey Russ, George Russ Jr, Jimmie Russ, Bob Blankenship, Doug Blankenship, grandchildren, Melanie Whelam, Chrissy Gray, Kristin Jarrells, Miranda Blankenship, great granddaughter, Kayleigh Hart, Liam Whelam, Lyla Whelam.

Funeral Services will be conducted Monday, December 2, 2019 at 11 A.M. from the Fanning Funeral Home Chapel in Welch, West Virginia with Pastor Ron Felts Officiating; burial will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Park, Bluewell, West Virginia. Friends and Family will serve as pallbearers.

Friends may call Monday, December 2, 2019 from 10 A.M. to 11 A.M. at the Fanning Funeral Home Chapel in Welch WV.

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Fanning Funeral Homes of Welch / War is serving The Russ Family.