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Louis Alford Russ

The Russ and Cooper families announce with sorrow the homegoing of our beloved father, brother, grandfather, uncle, cousin, and friend, Louis Alford Russ.  This sad event occurred on March 8, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee.  He was 79.  Louis A. Russ is survived by his children: Alford Cornelius Russ, II (Muriel), Louis Alford Russ, II, Gilbert Louis Russ, (Dawn), Lillian Estella Russ, and Augusto Macedo (Kim).  He loved his grandchildren: Louis-Gilbert, Chasity, Jamale, Hanef, Gilbert Jr., Lillian Elizabeth, Nyemale, Diallo, and Augusto Jr. He is also survived by his sister, Izetta Roberts Cooper and brother, Richard Russ. 

Louis A Russ was predeceased by his loving daughter, Lorraine. He adored his three great grandchildren: Mikell, Mason, & Makhi.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, March 16, 2013, 10:00 a.m. at St. Mark Episcopal Church located at 3100 Murfreesboro Pike, Antioch, Tennessee 37013 (suburb of Nashville, TN).

Repast will be held at St. Mark Episcopal Church immediately following the burial.  


For more information, contact

  • Alford "Chippy" at 615-405-7230,
  • Louis II “Skipper” at 205-566-4193,
  • Gilbert 615-405-7231,
  • Lillian at 615-573-9120, or
  • Gus at 301-523-6427.