Russell Lee Wahnetah

Born: Sun., Mar. 19, 1961
Died: Mon., Jul. 23, 2018


7:00 PM to 10:00 PM, Thu., Jul. 26, 2018
Location: Yellowhill

Funeral Service

1:00 PM Fri., Jul. 27, 2018
Location: Yellowhill

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Russell Lee Wahnetah, 57, of the Yellow Hill Community in Cherokee passed away unexpectedly on Monday, July 23, 2018 at his residence.

He is survived by his daughter, Carla Maria Ann Wahnetah; 6 Grandchildren; one brother, Howard K. Wahnetah; one sister, Roberta Wahnetah Long.

Russell was preceded in death by his parents, Robert Johnson Wahnetah and Frances Hornbuckle Wahnetah; two sons, Michael Austin Wahnetah and Robert Lee Wahnetah.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, July 26, 2018 from 7 pm until 10 pm at the Yellow Hill Baptist Church.  Funeral services will be held on Friday, July 27, 2018 at 1 pm at the Yellow Hill Baptist Church.  Pastor James “Bo” Parris and Brother Eddie Morrow will officiate.  Burial will follow at the Wahnetah Family Cemetery. Pallbearers will be among family and friends.

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   Posted Thu July 26, 2018
Dear Family

I’m so sorry to read of the loss of your dear loved one. Death is hard on its own but when it’s unexpected it can be the toughest to endure. There’s a beautiful scripture found at 1 Corinthians 15:26.. it speaks of how soon death will be destroyed. Please accept my heartfelt condolences as you allow this scripture and ones found at Isaiah 25:8 to comfort you during this difficult time.

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