Brenda Joyce Russell

  • BORN: June 20, 1943
  • DIED: May 19, 2018
  • LOCATION: Louisville, Kentucky

Brenda Joyce Russell, passed away on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at the age of 74 years at home in the arms of her daughters.
A native of Louisville, Brenda graduated from Louisville Central High School in 1961.
She attended Catherine Spalding College and earned a Bachelor's Degree in 1965. In August of that same year, Brenda began teaching science at Noe Middle and then on to Barret Traditional Middle School, where she spent the majority of her 30-year teaching career inspiring young minds.
She is survived by her loving husband of 52 years, Leon Russell; daughters, Adrienne Crosby (Jerry), Victoria Russell, and Jacquelynn Russell, and two grandchildren, David and Noelle Crosby.
A 10 a.m. visitation will precede the Celebration of Brenda's life service at 11 a.m., on Thursday, May 24, 2018, at A.D. Porter & Sons Southeast Funeral Home, 4501 Bardstown Road, Louisville, KY, with Arnis Pape of Westport Road Church of Christ officiating. The burial will immediately follow the service at Cave Hill Cemetery, 701 Baxter Ave., Louisville, KY 40204.
Memorial donations in memory of Brenda can be made to Westport Road Church of Christ, 4500 Westport Road, Louisville, KY 40207.


“ Sorry, to hear of Mrs. Russell's passing. She was a sweet and wonderful woman. I will miss seeing her in my office. ”

Posted by: Rhonda Eichenberger, DPM - KY

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