Martha Russell, 74, passed away Wednesday July 29, 2020 at her home in Providence.

She was a homemaker who enjoyed music, singing in a gospel group with East End Tabernacle. She was an avid poker player and enjoyed spending time with family, friends and her grand dogs.

Survived by her husband; Norman Russell of Providence; two sons, Kevin (Tonya) Blackston of Booneville, IN. and Dustin (Keisha) Russell of Madisonville. One step-son, Barry Russell of Dawson Springs; one sister, Carolyn Ann May of Paducah; three grandchildren, Kelsie E. Blackston, Asja and Parker Russell; two step-grandchildren, Zach Brown and Hayley Bruner; three great grandchildren and two nephews.

A private Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Arrangements handled by Townsend Funeral Home in Dixon, KY. Online condolences can be made at

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