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Arlene Russell

December 29, 1939 ~ December 10, 2023 (age 83) 83 Years Old

Arlene Russell Obituary

Arlene Russell, age 83, of Greenback, died Sunday, December 10, 2023 at the family home.

Arlene was strong willed, dependable, and loved others, especially her children & grandchildren.  She enjoyed working in the yard and going to the mountains, as well as drawing, artwork, and scrapbooking.

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Joyce Yates; grandson, Michael Kirkland; sisters, Phyllis Silverwood, Edith Cowden, & Inez Cowden; brothers:  Billy, James, & Calvin Cowden; parents, Jack and Hazel Cowden; first husband, Alfred Kirkland.

Survivors include her daughters:  Tammy Garrett (Dan), Melissa Baker; sons:  Ralph Russell, Clent Kirkland (Deana), Ronald Kirkland (Lori); grandchildren, Joshua Barden, Mary Russell, Lana Russell, Cara Kirkland, Katrina Kirkland, Chad Kirkland, Amanda Herrell; great grandchildren, Bentley, Tatiyana, Braylon, Grant, Hunter, Austin, Hailey; great great grandchild, Jasper; brothers:  Wade & Kenneth Cowden; close friend, Ralph C. Russell; ‘old friend’, Jan Garrett; many other family & friends.

Funeral Ceremony will be 7:00 PM Thursday, December 14, 2023 in the Dotson Wildwood Chapel with the Rev. Kenneth Carpenter officiating.  Interment will be 11:00 AM Friday, December 15, 2023 at East Maryville Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5:00 until 7:00 PM Thursday at Dotson Funeral Home.  Arrangements entrusted to Dotson Funeral Home, 4838 Wildwood Road, Wildwood.  (865-984-5959) Online book of Memories-

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December 14, 2023

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Dotson Funeral Home
4838 Wildwood Road
Maryville, TN 37804

Funeral Service
December 14, 2023

7:00 PM
Dotson Funeral Home
4838 Wildwood Road
Maryville, TN 37804

December 15, 2023

11:00 AM
East Maryville Cemetery
1159 Brown School Road
Maryville, TN 37804


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