Dawn Ella Spaulding Russell, 77, of Friendswood, TX passed away on Saturday, January 20, 2018 after a prolonged illness. She was born September 22, 1940 in Buckholts, TX. Dawn studied at Tyler Junior College and completed her Associates Degree at University of Houston. She worked for John Sealey Hospital and UT Texas; from there she became an independent accountant while taking care of her family. Dawn volunteered with Boy Scout Troop 117 and The United Way of Bell County.
She was preceded in death by her husband James W. Russell and leaves cherished and loving memories with her children, Candace R. Knops and Damon W. Russell; siblings, Bobby Spaulding, Genivee Morgan, Gordon Spaulding, Douglas Spaulding; spout of Candace, Dean W. Knops; grandchildren, Callie Knops and Alexis Knops; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
In a celebration of Dawn Ella’s life, there will be a memorial service on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. at the Jeter Memorial Funeral Home Chapel, 311 N. Friendswood Dr., Friendswood, TX 77546 (281) 992-7200 with Pastor Randy Ledbetter officiating.
Condolences may be sent to the Russell family in care of Jeter Memorial Funeral Home at www.jeterfuneralhome.com.