Russell Root passed away in Chicago.
He was the beloved husband of Carrie (nee Hodge)
A visitation will be held from 12 Noon on Saturday, March 2, until the funeral hour at 2: p.m. at Lily Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Wilmer Evans officiating.
Burial will follow in Cumberland Memorial Gardens.
Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.