The Times West Virginian


May 25, 2013

Russell Hennis

Russell Edward Hennis was born Nov. 26, 1932, in Fairmont, and died Friday (Dec. 14, 2012) in The Villages, Fla.

He attended Ascension Lutheran Church, Ocala, Fla. He was a 32nd Degree Mason. He served our country in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict. He was very active in his children’s high school sports and other youth sports.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 55 years, Ann Tonia Hennis of Summerfield, Fla.; sons, Mark E. Hennis of Cunningham, Tenn., and Donald Hennis of Callahan, Fla.; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

A celebration of life was held at an earlier date at the Ascension Lutheran Church in Ocala, Fla. In addition, there will be a graveside service at 2 p.m. Sunday, at the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Farmington. A meal will be provided following the service at the Life United Methodist Church, 1564 Mary Lou Retton Drive in Fairmont.

Memorial contributions may be given to Hospice of Marion County, Inc., 3231 SW 34th Ave., Ocala, FL 34474,

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