Merced Sun-Star
Sat. April 13, 1957
Orin Lewis Russell
O. L. Russell, 86-year-old retired Methodist minister, died in a local hospital last evening after a short illness.
Born in Lingard, Mr. Russell was a minister for 37 years. He had been retired for the past 11 years and came to Merced from Los Banos six years ago.
Besides his widow, Mrs. Martha Russell of Merced, he leaves two daughters, Mrs. Helen Mott, Fresno and Mrs. Ruth Andreasen, Everett, Wash; two sisters, Mrs. Amy Young, Merced and Mrs. Ann Roos, Oakland; a brother Grayson L. Russell, Merced; five grandchildren and one great grandchild.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday in the Ivers & Alcorn Funeral Home with the Rev. Gerald R. Lowe of the First Methodist Church in Merced officiating. Burial will be in the Plainsburg Cemetery.

 Contributed by: Carol Lackey