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Irene Winter (Burnette) Russell

April 1, 1929 ~ July 21, 2020 (age 91)

Obituary

Clyde, Irene Chambers Russell, age 91, passed away on Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at Silver Bluff Nursing Home.

A lifelong resident of Haywood County, she was a daughter of the late Thurman and Zelma Keyes Burnette; in addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a brother.  Irene retired from Dayco with 35 ½ years in the foam department.  She was a member of New Covenant Church and enjoyed socializing, spending time with her grandchildren, and was a member of an Antique Car Club.

Irene is survived by one daughter, Harriett Blevins, and her husband, Pastor Tim; son, Scott Chambers, and his wife, Jill; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Life Church Building Fund, lifecc.com.

A private interment will be held.

The care of Mrs. Russell has been entrusted to Wells Funeral Homes.

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