Grace Meeker, 66 of Beaver Falls, formerly of Hopewell Township was called to her Heavenly Home on Thursday evening, August 16, 2012 at Heritage Valley, Beaver.
Born on December 5, 1945 , she was a daughter of the late David A. and Mary (Flook) Russell
Grace worked as a bartender for several of the area taverns in the Aliquippa area.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her long time companion, John ?Slim? Jamison in September, 2011. She was also preceded by a son in law, William Mike, Jr. and several siblings: Sonny Russell, Rosalyn Lambert, Patricia Stempkowski and Ronald, Robert and Dale Russell.
She leaves two daughters: Laura Meeker of New York City, N.Y. and Kelly Mike of Rochester. A son, Michael Adkins in Maryland. Her grandchildren: Michael Carr and his fiancée, Rosa; Ashley (Landon) Donaldson; Brittany Mike; Michelle (Beau) Lizzard, and Kristen Adkins.
Nine brothers and sisters: Bill (Ethel) Russell of Monaca, Keith Russell of Freedom, Mary Ann Putt of Rochester, Douglas Russell of Monaca, Gail Lyons of Beaver Falls, Glen (Adena Easton) Russell of Freedom and Glen?s former wife, Laura; Jim Russell of Freedom, Martha Ellen Russell of Freedom and Helen Chop of Beaver Falls. A host of nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received Monday, August 20th from 4-8 pm in the Simpson Funeral & Cremation Services, 1119 Washington Ave., Monaca where services will be held on Tuesday at 11 am. The Reverend David Vaughn will officiate. Burial in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Hopewell Township.
The family was requested memorial contributions be directed to the family c/o the funeral home.
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