Hilda Lucretia Russell

Hilda Lucretia Russell, 85, of Gainesville, FL, went to be with the Lord on Thursday March 26th, 2020 peacefully at home, in her sleep.
Born in Valdosta, Georgia, on June 15th 1935, she was the daughter of Carrie Daniel and John T. Daniel. She graduated from the University of Florida with her Associate of Arts degree. At the time of her retirement she worked at Rutherford Equipment as an assistant office manager.
She was a member of Holy Trinity Episcopal Church for the past nine years.
In her younger years, she enjoyed going to the beach, camping, raising her family, and had an overall love for life. She will be remembered for her witty humor, happy smile, and generally great outlook on life.
She is survived by her partner of 30 years, Thomas Wade, her three children Dale Russell, Karon Drost, and Barbara Dingman, her grandchildren, Tommy Dingman, Mary Dingman, and Amanda J. Russell, and her great-grandchild, Alex Dingman. She was predeceased by her two sons, David Russell and Gary Russell and previous husband Willie Russell.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 4th, 2020 at 11:00 am, and the family and close friends will be present. We will have the service livestreamed on facebook.com/milamfh, for those of you who will not be attending personally. If you have been exposed to large groups (more than 10 or 15 people), or your immunity is low, please stay home! You may send your condolences to Hilda’s family to our office. Arrangements are under the care of Milam Funeral and Cremation Services, 311 South Main St. Gainesville, FL. (352) 376-5361 www.milamfh.com

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In consideration of COVID-19, as well as the families we are serving, we would like for those of you whose immune systems are compromised please stay home and send the family a condolence card. We may also be forced to postpone services if this continues or worsens. Our profession as funeral directors is not only focused on serving families, but also protecting the families and the community at-large. Thank you and please take care!