May 17, 1942 - May 21, 2020
Funeral services for Mr. Russell Middleton, 78, of Carthage, Texas will be 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at the Cedar Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Freddy Mason officiating. Burial will follow in the Bethlehem Cemetery under the direction of Hawthorn Funeral Home. Visitation with family and friends will be Monday, May 25, 2020 at Hawthorn Funeral Home. Mr. Russell Ray Middleton was born May 17, 1942 in Natchitoches, Louisiana. He passed this life May 21, 2020 peacefully at his Carthage, Texas home. Russell was one of five children born to the marriage of Covie Ray and Ida Marie Durr Middleton. He was raised and schooled in Louisiana. He married Allene Burns and they celebrated 46 years of marriage before she preceded him in death in 2005. Russell worked cutting pulpwood, worked for Haliburton many years, Louisiana Pacific as a maintenance supervisor, retiring after many years of service. In his retirement he worked for the Daniel Springs Encampment. Russell married Pamila Arlene Wallesch and they would spend his remaining 13 years together. Mr. Middleton was a member of the Cedar Grove Baptist Church, the Masonic Lodge as a 32nd Degree Mason and a Shriner. He loved the outdoors gardening and sharing his crops with those he loved. He is also preceded in death by his parents, sister, Carolyn Middleton, brothers, David Bryant and Ricky Lane Middleton. Mr. Middleton is survived by his wife, Pam Middleton of Carthage; daughters, Lynnette Jeans and husband Thomas of Carthage, Tammy Jacobs and husband Edward of Carthage; step daughters, Amber Lawless of El Paso, Morgan Blissett and husband Josh of Carthage; sisters, Brenda Moore and husband William of Mooringsport, LA, Janell Ashby and husband Ron of LA; grandchildren, Chris Latham and Jessica, Jamie Tutt and Steve, Anthony Propes and Tiffany, Krystal Cleveland and Bobby; step grandchildren, Stephen Lawless, Savannah Lawless, Olivia Blissett, Aaron Blissett; great grandchildren, Kenzie Latham, Covie Latham, Gavin McDaniel, Clay McDanial, Sadie Hanson, Mallory Tutt, Easton Tutt, Dakota Tutt and Emberlyn Blissett; numerous nieces, nephews, and a host of friends. The family suggests memorial to the Shriners Children’s Hospital.
Funeral services for Mr. Russell Middleton, 78, of Carthage, Texas will be 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at the Cedar Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Freddy Mason officiating. Burial will follow in the Bethlehem Cemetery under the direction... View Obituary & Service Information
Obituary & Service
Funeral services for Mr. Russell Middleton, 78, of Carthage,...View More
Flowers & Gifts
Send flowers to the Middleton family.Send Flowers