Ernest Britton Russell

Monday, November 13, 2017

Graveside service for Ernest Britton Russell, age 66, of Shelbyville will be held Wednesday Nov. 15, 2017 at 3:30 p.m. EST at Elk Springs Cemetery in Monticello, Kentucky with Darrell Ragan officiating. Mr. Russell departed this life suddenly Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017 at his home.

There will not be any visitation held in Shelbyville.

Born October 26, 1951 in Shelbyville, he was the son of the late James E. Russell and Christine Jackson Russell Uselton and he was the step-son of the late Fred Uselton.

Mr. Russell was a graduate of Shelbyville Central High School and went on to play baseball for Cumberland University in Lebanon, TN. Britt was known for his successful career as a car salesman. He sold cars for years in Bakersfield and Big Surf, Calif., Shelbyville and Murfreesboro.

Survivors include his wife of 21 years, Frankie Lair Russell, formerly of Kentucky, sister Leta Russell Williams of Shelbyville, nephews Kevin (Karyn) Williams and Steven Williams of Shelbyville, two grandnephews, 1 grandniece and sister-in-law Micki Lair of Kentucky.

Doak-Howell Funeral Home is serving the family.