Beverly C. Russell, 78, of Van Buren died Sunday, May 4, 2014, at a local hospital. She was a housekeeper at Summit Medical Center in Van Buren and widow of Willie Joe Russell.

She is survived by two daughters, Mary Trent of Van Buren and Cynthia Dodson of Coffeeville Kan.; three sons, Michael and Gary Verratti, both of Van Buren, and Leon Verratti Jr. of Coffeeville, Kan.; a sister, Shirley Stidham of Cabot, Ark.; 13 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren.

Funeral will be 4 p.m. Friday at Ocker Memorial Chapel in Van Buren with cremation to follow.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.