Obituaries

Nicole Russ

12/11/1969 - 02/24/2019

Obituary for Nicole Russ

Nicole Lynette Russ entered into eternal life on February 24, 2019 at Henrico Doctors Hospital in Henrico, VA. She was born on December 11, 1969 to Carnell W. Brown and the late Hugh G. Brown.

Nicole accepted Christ at an early age at Bethany Baptist Church in Montpelier, VA, and later joined Ebenezer Baptist Church in Beaverdam, VA. She was a member of the J.W. Kinney Singers, the ME (Mary and Elizabeth) Ministry, the Scholarship Committee, and served as the Church Financial Secretary.

Nicole attended Hanover County Public Schools and graduated from Patrick Henry High School. After graduation, she attended Hampton University majoring in Accounting. She received her master's degree from Strayer University. She worked for Suntrust Bank for many years and was currently employed at H&R Block where she worked for over 25 years.

Nicole was a sweet and kind hearted person and would do anything for anybody. Nicole loved children and most called her Aunty Cole. Her two nieces, Jade and Brooke, were the apple of her eye. Nicole loved working at H&R Block. She always looked forward to attending homecoming festivities at her alma mater "the real HU" Hampton University. Nicole loved being around her family and doing the "Wobble." She was a fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers.

She leaves to mourn her husband, Henry "Brad" Russ; devoted mother, Carnell W. Brown; sisters, Jeannine B. Layell (Earl), Phyllis Akil, and Kiana Brown; brother, Hugh G. Brown, Jr.; nieces and nephews, two devoted, Jade and Brooke Layell; aunts, Grendolyn Johnson (Jerry), Orange Thomas, and Ruth Holmes (James); uncles, John Wyatt, Acie Wyatt, and James Brown; great-aunts, Eula Lewis and Juanita Henderson; and a host of relatives and friends. Honorary Grandmother, Janice "Nana" Twisdale. Three devoted friends, James Tunstall, Celina Lilly, and Stacy Ahyoung. One God child, Noah Lilly.

Even in death Nicole gave life. Her final act of kindness was being an organ donor. Henrico Doctors Hospital paid respect to her with the first ever walk of honor with her family and pastor following.

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3
Mar

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02:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Owens Funeral Services (Ashland)
104 Green Chimneys Ct.
Ashland, VA 23005
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4
Mar

Funeral Service

12:00 PM
Ebenezer Baptist Church
14476 Scotchtown Rd
Beaverdam, Va 23015
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We will miss coming to H&R Block to visit with you. Rest In Peace Angel!!
- The Derricotts
May GOD's loving presence comfort you,HIS perfect peace restore you and HIS promise of eternal life sustain you during this time of loss. My deepest Sympathy. Pam Woody-Eaton
- Pam Woody-Eaton
My sincere condolences to the family during this time of bereavement. Carnell, your extended family at SPES will keep you in our prayers.
- Towanda Barker
To John and Acie Wyatt and all of the family: My condolences in the loss of your niece/relative. May God bless and keep you.
- Eddie Winston Jr
I am one of Nicole's HR Block tax friends. Though I only saw her once a year, I consider Nicole a good friend. During my appointment, we would laugh and catch up on the last year. She always talked about her family, church and friends. Nicole was my friend for 20 years, I will miss her always.
- Sandra W
My condolences goes out to the family. What a beautiful and wonderful person Nicole was.
- Sam Crandle
Goodbyes are not forever, Goodbyes are not the end, They simply mean I'll miss you, until we meet again... I only met Mrs. Russ once but I knew she was special and much loved by anyone who knew her. My deepest sympathies to you and your family in this time of sorrow.
- Y. Perry
You will be greatly missed. From your classmate and friend,
- Connie Morris
"The Lord is close to the broken hearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit". Psalm 34:18
- Patty Nicholas
May God continue to bless, and comfort you all love all of you ,RIP Nicole
- Annette Smith
It was my great honor to work side by side with such a caring person as Nicole. She was well liked by all that knew her. Even her customers loved her. I will miss her smile and wonderful spirit the most.
- Teresa Tygart
My deepest sympathies go out to you and your family. May God give you the peace that you seek.
- Sonja Kinney
May God of Rafael continue to send his healing powers to her husband and family. From Joyce Simpson and family
- Joyce Simpson
My condolences to the family. Nicole will be missed.
- Tyra Mines
Prayers to the family during this time!
- The Truehearts
Missing you! RIP!
- The Truehearts
My heart melts for the family. Know that God is close to the broken hearted. Allow God's strength to be your strength in these times.
- Della Nelson
May God continue to bless, and comfort your family in this time of sorrow.
- Paulette carroll

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