Lenice Irene (Willis) Russ, age 100, a long-time Noblesville resident, passed away April 19, 2017.

The daughter of the late Floyd Willis and Emma (Quilan) Willis, she was born near Iron City, Tenn., on Dec. 4, 1916.

She married Waylon Russ Dec. 18, 1931. They were married 60 years until his death in 1992.

She was a homemaker and worked at Riverview Hospital in the housekeeping department. She loved flowers, gardening and was an excellent seamstress creating many beautiful quilts that will cement her legacy.

Survivors include 7 of her children, Bonnie Gist, Mary Elizabeth Lantzer (Lee), Lillian Abbott, Vivian Anderson, Joanna Bowling (Charlie), Dennis Russ (Freda) and Barbara Raymond (Steve); daughter-in-law, Minnie Russ; and son-in-law, Forrest Brown; and her brother, T.A. Willis.

She had 27 grandchildren, 42 great-grandchildren and 52 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by 2 daughters, Betty Russ, Marian Brown; her son, Thomas Russ; and several sisters and brothers.

Services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, April 22, 2017, at Randall & Roberts Funeral Home, 1150 Logan St., Noblesville, with visitation from 9 a.m. to the time of service. Burial will be at Crownland Cemetery in Noblesville.

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