Mattie Russ


WARREN — Mattie Carrington Russ, 85, of Warren, died Monday, October 28, 2013.

She was born March 6, 1928 in Star City, daughter of Arvin and Thelma Wimbley Carrington.

Mrs. Russ was reared and received her early education in Star City.

She was the head cook in the Jefferson Regional Medical Center cafeteria.

Mrs. Russ was preceded in death by her husband, Jake Russ; her parents; and two sons, Michael Gene Hurt and Randy Lee Hurt Sr.

Survivors include her son, Gene Hurt of Conway; sister, Reva Pounders of Albuquerque, N.M.; grandchildren, Paula Tribble of Rison, Kim Hurt of Rison, Randy Hurt Jr. of Pine Bluff, Joe Hurt of Pine Bluff, Christopher Hurt of Conway, Adam Hurt of Conway and Michael Hurt of N.Y.; cousin, Verna Lou Edwards of Star City, and eight great-grandchildren.

Private services will be held at a later date.

Cremation arrangements were handled by Ralph Robinson & Son Funeral Directors (online register: www.ralphrobinsonandson.com).